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OUTPATIENT CODER (CERT) - (121544)

Universal Health Services
Laredo, TX 78041
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  • Job Code
    121544

JOB SUMMARY:

Codes all outpatient records and other types of encounters as requested using coding guidelines and procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1. Codes and abstracts all outpatient records including emergency room and ambulatory surgery visits using

standard ICD-10-CM and CPT coding guidelines.

2. Reviews E/M levels for appropriateness.

3. Enters proper ER, OBS, and MTR charges.

4. Utilize Electronic Medical Record to conduct coding reviews; concurrent and retrospective.

5. Ability to meet and maintain coding productivity and accuracy standards.

6. Maintain coding and coding software educational requirements.

7. Varies work schedule to meet department needs.

8. All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Associate Degree in Health Information Technology preferred.
  • CCS or CCS-P required.
  • Two years experience coding outpatient accounts in an Acute Care setting.
  • Advanced knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, disease process.
  • Advanced knowledge of coding principals and coding guidelines.
  • Ability to perform retrospective reviews of outpatient records.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-04-02

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