• CODER II

    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Requisition ID
    2018-8588
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    CODING
    Location Name
    Baptist Hospital
    City
    Pensacola
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Coding
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Schedule
    Day Shift
    Schedule Details
    M-F
  • Overview

    The Coder II reviews outpatient records and accurately assigns appropriate ICD-10-CM or CPT-4 codes according to established guidelines with 97% accuracy rate, while maintaining coding standards for productivity.  This position reviews outpatient records and assigns codes according to outpatient rules. The Coder II may be responsible for ER Facility Charging, if applicable.  This position follows up on outstanding unbilled accounts on a regular basis.  This positon does not have excessive re-bills.

     

    The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

    Qualifications

    • Graduation from Accredited Coding Program
    • Minimum of 1 year coding experience in acute care setting required
    • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCA, or CPC required
    • Knowledge of Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. High level of competence in coding ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 with a high degree of accuracy. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology. Knowledge and support of the Hospital’s corporate compliance initiatives and communicate any suspected coding inaccuracies in a timely manner to the Coding Manager, Business Services Director, Compliance Officer or BHC’s Revenue Integrity Department. Clinical knowledge gained through education or experience. Computer keyboarding skills and basic computer knowledge. Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines. Ability to investigate patient accounts for accuracy and completeness. Ability to demonstrate a high level of problem solving skills. Ability to work effectively with co-workers, management and physicians. Requires strong verbal skills in interpersonal situations.

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