Certified Coding Specialist (Full Time: Monday - Friday)

Washington Regional Medical Center Fayetteville , AR 72701

Posted 6 days ago

Washington Regional

Washington Regional Medical Center is our region's only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.

Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.

Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.

Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.

Values: To treat others - patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other - as we would want to be treated.

POSITION SUMMARY

Identifies reviews and assigns complex ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM/PCS codes, POA indicators and PSI indicators, surgical complications to most accurately report the MS-DRG and Severity of Illness/Risk of Morality. Identifies reviews and assigns complex ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM/PCS or CPT/HCPCS codes, and abstracts clinical information from inpatient/outpatient types.

Extracts pertinent information from clinical notes, operative notes, radiology reports, laboratory reports, (including Pathology), procedure records, specialty forms, etc. Determines complex code assignment pertinent to diagnostic workups, surgical techniques, advanced technology and special services, identifies medical and surgical complications and untoward events for accurate MS-DRG/APR-DRG or APC assignment. All coding and abstracting is for the purpose of reimbursements, research, and compliance with federal regulations and other agencies utilizing established coding principles and protocols.

Clarifies complex discrepancies in documentation and coding; assures accuracy and timeliness of coding/abstracting assignments to expedite the billing process and to facilitate data retrieval for physician access and ongoing patient care. Supports special studies in relation to coding and abstracting information according to policies and procedures. Maintains knowledge and skills; reads current coding resources clinical information, videos, etc.

Meets or exceeds quality and productivity standards and established department benchmarks. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • This position will be on-site. Remote option available if Arkansas Resident.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Certification required as follows (or any combination thereof): Inpatient Coding: RHIT,RHIA,CCS, or CIC Outpatient Coding: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, COC, or CPC

SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adheres to official coding guidelines. This position functions according to the WRMC HIPAA guidelines. Preferred minimum of two years experience as a coder or strong training background in coding and reimbursement within an acute care setting.


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Certified Coding Specialist (Full Time: Monday - Friday)

Washington Regional Medical Center