Coder II-Hospital I/P (can be performed remotely) in Somerset, KY at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital

Date Posted: 9/6/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital

Applies the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, and claims processing.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
• High School graduate or equivalent.
Minimum Work Experience
• Must have 1-2 years Inpatient coding experience in an acute care hospital setting.
Required Skills
• Must have current RHIA or RHIT or CPC-H or CCS or CCS-P certification and keep certification up to date required. CCDS or CDIP preferred.
• AND Must pass a coding proficiency test with at least 85% accuracy.
Required Skills
Must have thorough understanding of ICD-10 Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and AHA Coding Clinic; HCPCS/CPT coding systems and CPT Assistant and Coding Clinic for HCPCS guidelines; Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), and Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC).
Required Skills
Has knowledge of and abides by HIM coding policies/procedures.
Required Skills
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 Skills
Language Skills: Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

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

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