The Coder is responsible for coding diagnoses and adding charges to patient accounts, upon thorough review of the medical record documentation. S/he follows Official Coding Guidelines, all HIPAA, Federal, and State Confidentiality, Privacy and Security Laws, and maintains accuracy and productivity standards.
Coding/Billing/Collections for Emergency Medical Services (EMS); Billing and Denials Management Analyst of insurances assigned by the PSF Director
Associates Degree in Health Information Management or related field, preferred.
RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CPC certification required within 90-days from hire
Ability to demonstrate proper time management skills as related to daily schedules and productivity
Must be computer literate
Skilled in date entry
Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a professional manner when dealing with employees and management.
Ability to work independently of direct supervision
Well organized and detail oriented
Display a willingness to work as a team player
Ability to handle multiple tasks and to prioritized their importance
Expertise in reviewing and assigning accurate medical cods for diagnosis, procedures, and services performed by physicians and other qualified healthcare providers in the office of facility setting
Proficiency across a wide range of services, including evaluation and management, anesthesia, surgery, radiology, pathology and medicine
A sound knowledge of medical coding guidelines and regulations including compliance and reimbursement Understanding of how to integrate medical coding and payment policy changes into a practice's reimbursement processes
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology necessary to correctly code provider diagnosis and services
Medicaid, Medicare, HMO experience required
NOTE: Job description available on request.
All required documents must be presented at time of hire.
EXTERNAL APPLICANT: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.
GRMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Gila Regional Medical Center