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Remote Outpatient Coder


CHRISTUS System Office


Coding (Medical)


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CORP Revenue Cycle Business-55600


919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX  75038


Full Time

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Responsible for performing all functions to accomplish the coding and abstracting of patient diagnosis and procedure information to maintain patient indices and provide correct billing information. Responsible for the maintenance of patient files. May be assigned to variable work throughout the HIM department. Works cooperatively as a team with all revenue cycle, hospital and management associates.
CHRISTUS Health System offers the Outpatient Coder II position as a remote opportunity. Candidate must reside in the states of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, New Mexico or Georgia to further be considered for this position

Position Qualifications 

A. Education/Skills

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred completion of Accredited Associate HIM Program, Accredited Baccalaureate or Master's Health Informatics/HIM Program Degree in Health Information Management or other allied health degree or an AHIMA approved Coding Certificate Program or successful Completion of Coder Certificate Program
  • Successful score of 85% on "Christus Inpatient Coding Qualifying Test" and/or "Christus Outpatient Coding Qualifying Test."

B. Experience

  • Two (2) years' progressive on-the-job experience coding with ICD-9-CM and/or ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding in a hospital or outpatient setting

C. Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications

  • At least one of the following preferred certifications are required: RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician (AHIMA)), CCS (Certified Coding Specialist (AHIMA)) CPC-H (Certified Professional hospital outpatient facility (AAPC)
  • Any of the following certifications may be accepted: RHIA Registered Health Information Administrator (AHIMA), CCA (Certified Coding Associate (AHIMA))
  • Other specialty AAPC credentialed coder certifications may be accepted. Specialty certifications are listed below but are not limited to including specialty such as the following:
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC®)
  • Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC®)
  • Ambulatory Surgical Center -- CASCC™
  • Anesthesia and Pain Management -- CANPC™ , Cardiology -- CCC™,
  • Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery -- CCVTC™
  • Chiropractic -- CCPC™
  • Dermatology -- CPCD™
  • Emergency Department - CEDC™
  • Evaluation and Management -- CEMC™
  • Family Practice -- CFPC™
  • Gastroenterology -- CGIC™
  • General Surgery -- CGSC™
  • Hematology and Oncology -- CHONC™
  • Internal Medicine -- CIMC™
  • Obstetrics Gynecology -- COBGC™
  • Orthopaedic Surgery -- COSC™
  • Otolaryngology -- CENTC™
  • Pediatrics -- CPEDC™
  • Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery -- CPRC™
  • Rheumatology -- CRHC™
  • Surgical Foot & Ankle -- CSFAC™
  • Urology -- CUC™
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