As the Coding Specialist, you will be responsible for the assignment of coding classifications and abstracting primarily for emergency department patient records as well as inpatient and outpatient records, monitoring and verifying the calculation of DRG's, and assuring the accuracy of the database. Experience with clinical information systems to ensure the accuracy of diagnosis, procedure, patient demographics, and other required data elements is required. This is an on-site position with experience in urgent and emergency care services preferred.
The Coding Specialist reports to the Director of Health Information Management and works closely with all HIM staff to ensure records are processed and maintained in accordance with State and Federal regulations.
Competencies and certifications include, but are not limited to:
CCS, CPC, or CPC-H preferred with a minimum of 6 months to 1 year experience. CCA credentialing may be considered.
Training and/or experience in Medical Terminology.
Anatomy and Physiology classes.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Basic Life Support Heartsaver (HS) level to be completed within three (3) months of hire.
Full Time; 40 hr/wk