Coder - Per Diem

New London, CT
Oct 17, 2018

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Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran
Summary:
Under General Supervision Applies The Appropriate Diagnostic And Procedure Codes To Individual Patient Health Information For Data Retrieval, Analysis, And Claims Processing.
Responsibilities:
  • 1. Reviews Patient Records And Applies Either Icd-9-Cm And/Or Cpt-4 Codes In Accordance With Coding And Reimbursement Guidelines.
  • 2. Reviews All Newsletter Updates To Maintain Up-To-Date Knowledge.
  • 3. Safeguards Privacy Of Medical Information. Does Not Discuss Medical Information Contained In The Record With Unauthorized Personnel.
  • 4. Abstracts Pertinent Information From Patient Records. Assigns Icd-9-Cm Or Hcpt Codes Creating Apc Or Drg Group Assignments.
  • 5. Queries Physicians When Code Assignments Are Not Clear Or Documentation In The Record Is Inadequate, Ambiguous, Or Unclear For Coding Purposes.
  • 6. Keeps Abreast Of Coding Guidelines And Reimbursement Reporting Requirements. Brings Identified Concerns To The Coding Manager Or Department Director For Resolution.
  • 7. Meets Or Exceeds Performance Expectations For Coding Speed And Accuracy.
  • 8. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.
  • 9. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit.

    Other information:

    EDUCATION:

    Bs Him Or Rhit Or Ccs Or Cpc Or Cpc-H

    EXPERIENCE:

    2 Years Experience In An Acute Care Setting, Preferred


    LICENSURE:

    Bs Him Or Rhit Or Ccs Or Cpc Or Cpc-H

    SPECIAL_SKILLS:

    Not Applicable

    ACCOUNTABILITY:

    COMPLEXITY:

    PHYSICAL_DEMAND:

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    Job Info

    Job: 192

    Department: Hlth Info Mgmt
    Category: Him/med Records
    Status: Per Diem
    Shift: AS NEEDED
    Hours: 0.00