Coding Specialist- PRN job – Premier Medical Specialists – United States

Coding Specialist- PRN

Premier Medical Specialists

United States

The Coder works independently on a daily basis responsible for the abstracting and coding of medical records and assigning codes with a high degree of accuracy. Essential Job Responsibilities: 1. Reviews medical records to codes patient charges 2. Reviews physician documentation and performs audits to determine accuracy 3. Updates late charges and processes in a timely manner 4. Reviews tasks and corrects codes as needed 5. Prepares reports as requested by operations team 6. Provide training to physicians and staff to improve coding outcomes. PRN- as needed basis Education: High school diploma/GED required with completion coding program. Certification: Certified Profession Coding Certificate required. Experience: Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working in multi-specialty codding Performance Requirements: Knowledge: 1. Knowledge of ICD–9 and ICD–10 coding guidelines 2. Knowledge of medical terminology 3. Knowledge of billing applications 4. Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the organization to complete coding tasks within compliance of the federal, state and organization regulations. Skills: 1. Skill in multi-tasking. 2. Skill in customer service. 3. Skill in computer hardware and software use. 4. Skill in verbal and written communication. 5. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives. 6. Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action. 7. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, policy-making bodies, third-party payers, patients, and the public. 8. Skill in organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives. 9. Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental policies and procedures. Abilities: 1. Ability to multi-task, manage details and organize efficiently and effectively. 2. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures. 3. Ability to set priorities among multiple requests. 4. Ability to interact with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively. 5. Ability to use EMR, other relevant computer hardware and software, telephone, copier, fax machine and other standard medical office equipment. Equipment Operated: Standard office equipment including computers, fax machines, copiers, printers, telephones, calculators, etc. Job: Medical Coding Hospital Location: Premier Medical Specialists Job Type: PT2Y Shift Type: Days

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