Knowledge and Skills
Education: High school diploma or GED. minimum required.
Associate or Bachelor's degree in healthcare related field, preferred. Formal education in basic ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT coding, Medical Terminology, Anatomy and pathophysiology and disease processes. minimum required.
Required Certification: The Senior Coder is required to be certified as one of the following: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).
Years of Experience: Minimum of three to five years equivalent experience required.
Required Skills and Knowledge:
Requires a thorough knowledge of medical record review, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, HCPCS coding and DRG's.
Requires proven written and verbal communication skills and the ability to relay feedback to others in a clear and understandable manner. Must be detail-oriented and be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and complete detailed tasks with little direction. An ability to interact effectively with various types of individuals including clinical personnel and physicians is strongly preferred.
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