Medical Coder III (As Needed)

Job Summary:
Identifies and accurately codes diagnoses and procedures on non-Medicare and non-CHAMPUS as well as Medicare and CHAMPUS inpatient and outpatient medical records, all emergency records including the physician component utilizing ICD-10-CM and CPT-4® coding classification systems including Evaluation and Management codes.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Associate degree in Health Information Technology or Science with emphasis on anatomy and physiology or completion of the AHIMA (AMRA) Independent Study Program in Medical Record Technology (now Health Information Technology.Associate degree in Nursing
Experience: Three years experience coding in ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT-4® coding classifications
Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations:Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) or Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Equipment/Tools/Work Aids: Office Machines, telephone, computer terminal, personal computer, 3M coding software, compliance software.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of federal (CMS) coding guidelines. Knowledge of ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT-4® coding systems. Knowledge of ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT-4® coding guidelines
Knowledge of Joint Commission requirements. Knowledge of requirements of commercial insurance carriers. Ability to complete work thoroughly and accurately. Flexible, self-motivated, well organized, efficient, accurate, detail oriented.

PRN “as needed”

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