Medical Coder (#976)
|Salary Range:||Certified Medical Coder ($16.47 to $24.91)|
|Description:||The Medical Records department is now accepting applications for a Casual Certified Medical Coder. Hours may vary dependent upon volume, workload and needs of the department. Applicants must meet the minimum job requirements to be qualified for this position. |
|Duties:||The medical coder reviews patient charts to identify the principal diagnosis and all applicable secondary diagnoses and procedures; Assigns ICD-10 and CPT-4 codes according to the provider's documentation of treatment. Enters codes and other data into the hospital management information systems. Ensures accuracy of the data input. Acts as a resource for other departments and providers as it relates to correct coding for optimal reimbursement|
|Qualifications:||Must have recent coding experience and / or formal coding training. National certification strongly preferred.|
Knowledge of current ICD 10 coding system.
Must meet established quality and productivity standards.
Must be comfortable teaching other staff members and acting as a resource for other departments.