Opening: 1905 – Health Facility Coder

Details

Reference #: 1905

Hours per two-week pay period: 80

Overtime classification: 40 hour week

Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the assignment of all coding classifications to patient records for diagnosis and procedures which occurred during patient visits to this facility according to coding guidelines.  Responsible for abstracting pertinent data into the hospital information system to ensure correct billing and indexing.  Performs other department functions as assigned.  Responsible for reviewing discharge abstracts and patient charts in order to assign the appropriate ICD-10 CM/CPT codes to diagnoses and procedures.  Reviews chart for potential liability risk and documents specific information as necessary.

Requirements

  • • Certified coder (AHIMA, AAPC, Specialized program) • Hospital and Clinic Coding experience preferred. • Computer experience for data entry and some reporting. • Fluent with ICD 10, CPT – familiar with modifiers. • Charging and billing experience preferred. Prefer expertise in hospital and physician-based setting. Must possess in depth knowledge of CPT coding system ICD-10-CM and HCPCS Level II coding systems. Newport Hospital & Health Services (NHHS) is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing Date

This position closes when it is filled.