Certified Medical Coder

Medical Records Department. One full-time (40 hours per week) position. $2,000 sign-on bonus. Works Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Remote coding is possible for an experienced remote coder. Is responsible for the review, interpretation, coding, and abstracting of medical records 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. EPIC system experience required. 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.