Coder 3 in Clyde, NC at Haywood Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Haywood Regional Medical Center

Assigns accurate ICD diagnosis codes, using compliant documentation.
Assigns accurate CPT/HCPCS codes to records, using compliant documentation.
Applies knowledge of Coding Guidelines to select the appropriate diagnosis code.
Uses available research and reference tools to understand the disease process and diagnosis.
Interprets physician documentation within the coding guidelines and obtains clarification from physicians regarding vague or ambiguous record documentation.
Enhances coding knowledge and skills with continuing education activities as described in HIM.COD.003 policy and by reviewing pertinent literature.

Job Requirements

Minimum EducationCurrent RHIA, RHIT, and/or CCS required.Other coding certifications from accredited schools will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Minimum Work ExperienceICD and CPT coding experience in an acute care facility desired.Inpatient coding experience is preferred. New graduates will be considered based on coding test scores.
Required SkillsRequires 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.
Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft Office (Outlook) and department specific software applications. Must be able to communicate effectively and cooperatively in the workplace. Must actively contribute to the achievement of Quality Improvement activities.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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