Coder - Per Diem

New London, CT
Jul 10, 2019


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.


Under General Supervision Applies The Appropriate Diagnostic And Procedure Codes To Individual Patient Health Information For Data Retrieval, Analysis, And Claims Processing.

  • 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:


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


    2 Years Experience In An Acute Care Setting, Preferred


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


    Not Applicable




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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

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