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Inpatient Coder III Remote Per Diem Rotating shifts for Abrazo Region
(General statement reflecting the overall purpose of the position)
Assign diagnosis and procedure codes to inpatient medical records of All Services and All Payers. Assign diagnosis and surgical codes using ICD-9-CM/ ICD-10-CM codes in order to provide billing/reimbursement and statistical information. Ensure the accurate selection of the principal diagnosis and procedure and all other significant diagnoses and procedures. Abstract hospital-defined data from records for data collection purposes. Ensure compliance with official guidelines (ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, Coding Clinic), AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding and Tenet guidelines.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Certification, Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 5+ years coding experience
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CIC
SPECIAL SKILLS: The interpersonal skills necessary to interact with all levels of department personnel, other departments, physicians and individuals from outside the Hospital. Extensive knowledge of ICD-9-CM, CPT4 coding systems, MSDRG/APC assignments, LCD application required. Must be able to use standard office equipment and information systems. Ability to interact with other employees through effective communication. Ability to prioritize and shift workloads to ensure departmental goals for revenue cycle goals.
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