Job Description

Location: Steward Health Care
Posted Date: 8/5/2021

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coding Technical Skills that include CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-CM
  • Same day Surgery & Observation Coding skills for the facility, Charge validation, and Modifiers
  • Coder should be proficient in all types of surgeries from endoscopies to the more complicated spinals and cardiac cath /IVR
  • Candidate must display a superior knowledge of Coding Guidelines (Coding Clinic, UHDDS Official Coding Guidelines, CCI Edits)
  • Analytical Skills that include effective evaluation, synthesis and use of information gathered
  • Ability to maintain 96% accuracy rate
  • Productivity expectation: 5 charts /hr
  • Experience with physician querying
  • Ability to respond to coding issues specific to Outpatient Coding
  • Candidate must have experience with 3M and or 3M360 encompass experience using Meditech is a plus and is preferred
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, display a high level of computer literacy, excellent verbal, and written communication skills, able to meet assigned deadlines, and organized
  • The position will report to the HIM Outpatient Coding Manager
  • Ability to meet coding productivity standards

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Minimum 3 years daily/consistent SDS & OBS coding experience required
  • Teaching /Trauma Hospital experience is a plus and preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of UHDDS guidelines, CCI Edits, and Coding Clinic
  • Meditech experience required
  • Microsoft Office (Word, One Note, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines.

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