Coder I (full time)

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Saint Charles, IL

Company
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
0013439
AJE Ref #
576162066
Location
Saint Charles, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Assigns codes to medical diagnoses and procedures using appropriate coding classifications for assigned record types. Reviews medical records to determine all appropriate diagnostic and procedural code assignments. Assigns and sequences diagnostic and procedural codes using appropriate classification systems. Seeks clarification from healthcare providers or other designated resources to ensure accurate and complete coding. Enhances coding knowledge and skills with continuing education activities and by reviewing pertinent literature.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision

* Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent



Licensure & Certifications: Certified as a Coding Associate (CCA) by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or a Professional Coder (CPC) by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)