Coder II / HIMS / FT
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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016
Health Information Management
JOB DESCRIPTIONAccountable for conversion of diagnoses and procedures into codes using an international classification of diseases. Also ensures the accuracy of Interventional Radiology, Cardiology, and Endovascular OR procedure charging, coding, and billing by performing pre-bill audits. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 3 years coding/reimbursement experience in an acute care environment.
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: 3 years of experience
REQUIRED LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: AHIMA Credential CCS, RHIT, and/or RHIA OR AAPC Credential CPC- H required. CIRCC credential preferred (required within 12 months of employment).
-Knowledge of diagnoses/procedures in accordance with ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding principles.
-Detailed knowledge of interventional charging, coding, and billing principles.
-Strong knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pathophisiology, sequencing of diagnoses/procedures to optimize reimbursement. -Ability to work with physicians, nurses and ancillary staff in a collaborative manner.
-Knowledge of CMS, Federal and AZ State charting requirements preferred.
-Knowledge of HIPAA regulations preferred. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
-Proficient computer knowledge including E-mail, Microsoft Windows & Excel and HIM Software applications.
-Well-developed listening, verbal, and communication skills.
-Ability to multi-task and take initiative to suggest process improvements.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES/WOMEN/VETERANS/DISABLED
Primary Location: Arizona-Mesa
Organization: Health Information Management
Education Level: High School Diploma/GED
Employee Status: Full Time Benefit Eligible 36-40 hrs/wk
Work Schedule: Days