Outpatient Coder - FT/D
Coding of diagnoses and procedures on all inpatient and/or outpatient accounts. Facilitates improvement in the overall quality of clinical documentation to ensure compliance and optimum reimbursement. Abstracts clinical information from medical records. Assigns appropriate ICD-10 codes, confirms appropriate optimal APC assignment.
Required - High School graduate or equivalent
Preferred - Associates degree in a health services discipline
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education training, licensure experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Preferred - 1 year Hospital experience OP Coding
Required - Extensive working knowledge of the coding classification systems medial terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Must possess expert knowledge of medical terminology anatomy & physiology, and ICD-10 coding principles
Must possess ability to assess a record and make independent responsible decisions upholding policy & procedure
Requires extensive reading data entry & prolonged sitting, bending to collect, review and replace charts
Proficient in business office skills
Must possess ability to learn & perform all essential job functions accurately with minimal direct supervision within probationary period
Required - RHIT, RHIA, or CCS certification