Senior Oupatient Coder - Remote

Tenet Healthcare Corporation Frisco , TX 75034

Posted 1 week ago

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Proficient in outpatient diagnosis coding guidelines

  • Proficient in CPT/HCPCS code assignment including Evaluation & Management facility coding guidelines

  • Ability to assign corresponding PCS codes (after dates of service 10/1/2014)

  • Working knowledge of the Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS)

  • Adept at comparing documentation, code assignment and charge in the financial system for accuracy and completeness and elevating concerns to the appropriate manager

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position

  • Ability to concentrate and accomplish tasks with explicit accuracy

  • Ability to use office equipment and automated systems/applications/software at an acceptable level of proficiency

  • Functional knowledge of facility EMR, encoder and other support software

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.

  • One year of experience performing medical record coding in acute care setting preferred

  • High school graduate or equivalent is required

  • Completion of basic coding course (academic, seminar, workshop or facility-based), including medical terminology and basic anatomy and physiology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience also required

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Required: AHIMA or AAPC approved credential

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to work in sitting position, use computer and answer telephone

  • Ability to travel

  • Includes ability to walk through hospital-based departments across broad campus settings, including Emergency Department environments

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Office Work Environment

  • Hospital Work Environment

OTHER

  • Must be able to travel nationally as needed, not to exceed 10%

Conifer Health Solutions


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