Coder - Health Information Management

Beebe Healthcare Bear, DE
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Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, DE

*** Please note Beebe Healthcare Main Campus is located in Lewes, DE with other locations within a 22-mile radius ***

Assignment of ICD-10 and CPT codes to diagnoses and procedures in inpatient and outpatient medical records. Apply knowledge of coding principles, regulations and guidelines. Accurately abstract medical records into SoftMed Chart Stat system. In order to be considered for the position, please visit our website www.beebehealthcare.org to fill out an application.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of three year experience in coding ancillary, emergency, outpatient surgical and inpatient medical records.
  • Courses in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, ICD9/ICD10 and CPT coding.
  • Either Certified Professional Coder or Certified Coding Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews all inpatient, emergency, outpatient surgical and ancillary records/accounts for correct assignment of ICD-9/CPT codes utilizing coding books, reference materials, and 3M Encoder.
  • Codes a variety of services utilizing source documents.
  • Queries physicians for clarification on diagnoses utilizing pre-printed coding inquiring forms and letters.
  • Clearly explains questions, resulting in correct documentation and code assignment.
  • Enters medical record abstracted data into the Soft Med system.
  • Works with the billing department to correct coding for rejected claims as appropriate.
  • Maintains knowledge of coding changes through Coding Clinic, seminars and reference materials made available.
  • Achieves and maintains coder certification from a nationally recognized coding association: Certified Professional Coder through AAPC or Certified Coding Associate through AHIMA.
  • Assists the Medical Record Director and Supervisor with coding audits as assigned.
  • Participates in group discussions on coding changes, audits. etc.
  • Maintains knowledge of the DRG and APC system as appropriate to job assignments.

Credentials - Essential:

  • CCA - Certified Coding Associate

Competencies and Skills - Essential:

  • Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
  • Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
  • Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
  • Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
  • Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records
  • Experience Or Completed Courses In Coding

Education - Essential:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

Our employees play a pivotal role in our continued success. Attracting and retaining the best healthcare professionals is Beebe Healthcare's top priority. We offer an excellent patient-focused environment, exciting career opportunities, and leading-edge technology with supportive, progressive leadership. Joining Beebe Healthcare means joining an exciting healthcare team that is deeply committed to the community. Join us to take advantage of our excellent benefits and compensation package.

Phone: 302-645-3336

424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958

EOE

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: One location


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