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SR CODER/MMC/PRN/8P-5A - (31624)

Universal Health Services
MCALLEN, TX
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SR CODER/MMC/PRN/8P-5A - (31624)

Facility Name
McAllen Medical Center
Location
MCALLEN, TX 78503 US (Primary)
Career Area
Professional
Category
Other
Job Description

JOB SPECIFIC DUTIES

(minimum 5 / maximum 12)

40% weight in overall rating

Accurately codes all inpatient and outpatient diagnoses and procedures according to ICD-10/ 

       ICD-9-CM, CPT APC, enter IV, IM injections and Observation hours.

 

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2.   Codes all available records within three days post discharge.

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3.   Confers with or queries attending physicians to determine the principal diagnosis and appropriate sequencing of other diagnoses and procedures, as needed.

 

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4.   Participates in Business Office edits as needed and response in a timely manner.

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5.   Analyzes medical record data in the electronic health record to determine appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes.

 

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6.   Abstracts patient-specific information necessary for completion of aggregate and comparative data.

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7.   Communicates inter-departmentally to solve problems and educate others relating to coding issues.

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8.   Attends all Quality Review exit conferences.

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8.   Reviews Coding Clinic upgrades and continuing education periodicals within seven days of receipt.

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10.    Attends workshops, seminars and teleconferences that pertain to position responsibilities.

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Job Requirements

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QUALIFICATIONS:

Computer skills. 

Ability to read medical reports, interpret lab values as pertinent to coding diagnoses, abstract pertinent information from records and to provide a meaningful information by telephone or letter replying to inquiries.

Successfully completed coding classes in accredited school.

Ability to work remotely. Must be able to provide high speed internet at place of residence at the expense of the employee, with a work area that is in adherence to privacy and security policies and procedures.

Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.

EDUCATION / LICENSURE:

High School or GED required

Education and training in medical coding (ICD-9CM. ICD-10CM, CPT, and APC), medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology or HIM college course work, and /or Associate’s degree highly preferred.

Degree (Medical Records or Healthcare related field) or Coding Certificate from an accredited vocational school/college requi

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Posted: 2018-10-19 Expires: 2018-11-17

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