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HIM Coder I - SMRMC-MG Patient Accounting

Facility Saint Mary's Regional Medical Group
Location
US-NV-Reno
ID
2021-77666
Category
Business Professional
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days

Responsibilities

MG - PATIENT ACCOUNTING

8 HR, DAYS SHIFT

FULL TIME

 

The Coder I review and analyzes documentation present in the medical record for both inpatient and outpatient visits to determine diagnoses and procedures as described by the physicians of record.  Utilizing the International Classifications of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), the Coder I translate the documented diagnosis and procedural information into coded data.  Determination of code assignment is based on the official American Health Association (AHA) guidelines in addition to hospital specific and regulatory guidelines.  The Coder I enter the coded data and other abstracted data from the medical record into PHMI’s electronic information system, facilitating the Health Information Services department’s indexing responsibility for internal use (such as to support medical care evaluation studies), and mandated reporting requirements.  Participates in chart review projects as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

  1. Minimum one year experience with ICD-9 and CPT coding in an acute care setting; required.
  2. Basic computer experience; required.
  3. Use of an encoder software product for code assignment in an acute care setting; preferred.
  4. Computer data entry with 10-key preferred, with accurate typing speed of 35 wpm; preferred.
  5. Successful completion of college level courses in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and coding ICD and CPT; required.
  6. Successful completion of or current enrollment in a program for certification as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) required.
  7. Certified Coding Associate (CCA) preferred.

Employees must be in their current position for a minimum of six calendar months and not received any disciplinary action within the last six months to apply and be considered for a transfer.       

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