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Medical Records Coder
Medical Records Coder (PRN) (REMOTE/STATE of ARIZONA)

Codes hospital records for the purpose of reimbursement, compliance with all regulations according to diagnosis, and procedures performed using appropriate and supported ICD-10 and CPT and HCPC classifications.

Essential Functions:
Responsible for medical record coding.
Performs procedural and diagnostic coding for outpatient services, and emergency room services
Communicates with the Director about documentation and levels.
Alerts Director to issues identified as well as researches possible answers for Director's approval.
Codes inpatient admission records as assigned.
Reviews for required documentation to reflect payer, government and state requirements and updates accounts when necessary.
Reviews for compliance with documentation.
Reviews units assigned to charges and pends modifiers according to rules.
Reviews Medical necessity edits for corrections.

Secondary functions:
Attends or participates in Departmental meetings.
Assists with the coding corrections necessary during audits and state reviews.
Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of experience in a medical records setting preferred. Experience in working with computers. Hospital coding experience preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Certified Professional Coder. Certified Professional Coder(CPC) Medical Coding Certification - Hospital - strongly preferred.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to self-motivate and work independently with limited supervision.
Strong customer service skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, clinical disease processes, and pharmacology preferred.
Demonstrated computer literacy and coding ability, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
Maintain high level of confidentiality.

Additional Information
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem
Shift : Other

Contact Information
Angelina Romero - HR Recruitment/Retention Mngr.
Human Resources
901 W Rex Allen Dr.
Willcox, AZ 85643
Email: aromero@ncch.com
Phone: 5207666435

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