Coding Specialist in Gallatin, TN at Sumner Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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Job Description

HighPoint - Sumner Regional Medical Center

This position is responsible for coding facility records by established guidelines to insure appropriate reimbursement is received.  Code records by the appropriate coding scheme and verifies the accuracy of the data contained within the medical record. Classifies the patient into the correct MS-DRG, or other payment group, to obtain the most appropriate reimbursement. 
This a work-from-home position.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
High School Diploma or GED - Required with CCS Certification
Associate’s degree in Health Information Technology - Required with RHIT Certification
Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management - Required with RHIA Certification 
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
 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).

Has knowledge of and abides by HIM.COD policies.
 Minimum Work Experience
 2 years experience within an acute care setting with emphasis on required ICD & CPT coding

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