Coding Specialist Health Information Management-Part Time
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
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POSITION SUMMARY: 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.