Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Coder - Certified, Full Time in Libby, Montana
Cabinet Peaks Medical Center is looking for a Coder to join our Health Information Management (HIM) team!
The Coder abstracts clinical documentation and codes diagnoses and procedures for inpatient and outpatient encounters, including surgeries, urgent care, emergency department, observation, swing bed, laboratory, imaging, orthopedics, OB, cancer registry, sleep, and rehabilitative services. Compilation of statistical reports as needed for healthcare operations.
Major Job Duties & Responsibilities
Accurately assigns diagnosis and procedure codes for assigned patient encounters using appropriate coding guidelines and regulations.
Compiles and distributes statistical reports as requested.
Adjusts/enters charges in Meditech.
Educates providers for correct coding, documentation specificity, and ethical reimbursement methodology.
Queries providers for documentation clarification.
Completes educational requirements for certification maintenance.
Participates in department quality projects and performance improvement initiatives.
Efficiently manages time and organizes workload to maximize medical center and department resources.
Meet the productivity and quality standards as documented in the coding department guidelines.
Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities
Must be detail oriented, and skilled in documentation abstraction, data entry and retrieval.
Knowledge of current ICD-9, ICD-10, and CPT/HCPCS coding conventions.
Knowledge of 3M Codefinder software and electronic medical records systems (Meditech Client-Server / eClinicalWorks / Greenway / DocuWare), along with knowledge of medical office procedures and protocols.
Must be able to maintain a sense of urgency and multitask in a busy office environment.
Must be a proactive learner, team and task oriented, well organized, and able to provide excellent internal and external customer service.
Ability to work closely and collaboratively with the medical center Business Office and clinical departments to ensure correct and accurate charge capture.
Must be able to develop positive relationships with providers to query and educate them in documentation integrity and specificity.
High school diploma.
AHIMA CCA or CCS, and/or AAPC CPC-A or CPC credential or ability to obtain in 6 months of hire.
A minimum of one (1) year in a healthcare related office setting preferred.
Day shift, Monday through Friday.
Onsite only, remote or hybrid work not available.
Benefits Package Available.
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