Coding Specialist Full-Time Central Business Office Physician Practice
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Assigns accurate diagnosis and procedure codes and captures pertinent clinical data elements on all inpatient/outpatient medical records of discharged patients. Responsible for ensuring optimum reimbursement based on accurate coding and for maintaining a quality patient clinical database.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: CPC, CPC-H, CCS, RHIT, RHIA credentials required at time of hire. Credential must be maintained.
SKILLS: Computer and data entry skills, ample understanding of ICD-10-CM/PCS
and CPT-4 classification systems.
EXPERIENCE: Two years coding experience, while certified, coding in an acute care facility.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager, Health Information Services
- Bloodborne pathogens - A
General office environment. Knowledge of general safety standards. Exposure to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Continuous sedentary position with intense mental concentration up to 7.5 hours per day, using sound ergonomic principles. Data entry up to four hours a day. Light physical effort (able to lift/carry up to 10 lbs.) Occasional reaching, stretching, bending, kneeling.