Coding Specialist/Coding Specialist Trainee - Patient Financial Services - Position #2021-184

CODING SPECIALIST/CODING SPECIALIST TRAINEE - PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICES - Position #2021-184

Date Posted:
Classification:
Administrative
Type
Full Time
Location
OPEN UNTIL FILLED Redlands Monday - Friday 7:00a.m. - 3:30p.m.

Job Description

 

The Coding Specialist/Trainee accounts for coding and abstracting of patient encounters, including diagnostic, procedural, supplies, NDC information, significant reportable elements and complications. Researches and analyzes data needs for reimbursement. Analyzes medical record and identifies documentation deficiencies. Serves as resource and subject matter expert to other department staff.

 

 

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent. Trainee – Experience commensurate with Certified Apprentice licensure. Must possess one or more of the following certifications: Certified Professional Coder (CPC-A), Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (COC-A), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS-A) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist-Procedural (CCS-P-A).  If the certification expires, the Coding Specialist Trainee will be placed on unpaid leave, and have 30 days to produce a renewed certification.  The Coding Specialist Trainee’s employment is concluded on Day 31 if a current certification is not produced.Specialist - Experience commensurate with fully Certified Coder licensure with International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10), Current Procedure Terminology (CPT4), and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding systems, and other related documentation requirements. Must possess one or more of the following certifications: Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (COC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) and/or Certified Coding Specialist-Procedural (CCS-P). Experience in outpatient coding in Medicare, Medicaid, and third party liability billing area. Completion of an accredited Health Information Management program preferred.

Applications must be complete and demonstrate that the minimum qualifications are met. Resumes may be attached to completed application form as supplemental information, but will not be accepted in lieu of an official application form. Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates who best match the needs of the position will be invited to compete further in the recruitment process.  Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to track for individual applications or discuss the application process.

                   

 

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