Certified Home Care Coder
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016
Visiting Nurse Service Of New York
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) is the nation s largest not-for-profit community-based health system. VNSNY provides a comprehensive array of home- and community-based programs, including health plans, tailored to the needs of high-risk, vulnerable New Yorkers, improving their quality of life. Each day, more than 18,000 VNSNY employees including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, dieticians, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 35,000 patients, helping them to live the best lives possible.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Abstracts and codes medical records and diagnostic data; reviews patient records for accuracy and completeness. Works under moderate supervision.
Licensure: Home Care Coding Specialist &rsquot; Diagnosis (HCS-D) certification required.
New hires with Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) will have six months from date of hire to obtain the HCS-D certification.
Education: High School diploma or equivalency required. Associates Degree in related field preferred.
Experience: Minimum one year of work experience with medical records this includes thorough knowledge of ICD-10-CM or current coding system and medical record systems required. Proficient with personal computers required.
VNSNY is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights, then please visit: