Certified Medical Coder

Medical Records Department. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Works Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Is responsible for the review, interpretation, coding, and abstracting of medical record information according to standard and current classification systems; identifies and applies appropriate diagnoses, procedural, HCPCS, and modifier codes to obtain accurate assignment for proper reimbursement and data collection in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting. Prefer one year of experience in coding inpatient and/or outpatient records with the use of ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS classification systems. Coding certification is required through AHIMA or AAPC as a RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CCA or CPC-H. An incumbent shall also be considered if he/she is registry eligible or actively working toward accreditation or registration; or is currently enrolled in a certified coding program with certification to follow. Knowledge of coding software, medical terminology, abbreviations, anatomy, and physiology; major disease processes and pharmacology classification systems. Skill set in reading medical records, both written and electronic, and finding and resolving documentation discrepancies; operating computerized medical coding and information processing systems; operating a personal computer and utilizing a variety of software applications. Possible remote position; however, must be able to travel on-site for trainings and required meetings at employee expense.