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Outpatient Coder
Jamestown Regional Medical Center

Location: Jamestown, North Dakota
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Coder
Job Type:
Full-Time
Salary Range: Negotiable

Introduction

Full-time, benefited position work 80 hours per two week pay period. Days of work are Monday – Friday with variable hours. Under the direction of the HIM Manager, maintains medical record integrity through the processing of outpatient medical records including analyzing, coding, and data entry.

Job Description

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Demonstrates an understanding of coding conventions; adheres to coding guidelines and refers to current literature regarding coding questions. Contacts physicians as necessary to obtain additional information.
  • Analyzes outpatient medical records.
  • Codes outpatient diagnoses and procedures utilizing ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding classification systems.
  • Performs physician coding for the radiologist and ER contract physicians.
  • Verifies assignment of nursing E/M levels in the ER.
  • Utilizes the encoder and stays proficient with this system.
  • Types and distributes birth certificates
  • Assists hospital staff, physicians, patients, and guests with inquiries re­garding medical information.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Required Qualifications

High school graduate with completion of Health Information Technician/Management and/or Coding Curriculum, including working knowledge of anatomy, ICD-10-CM coding courses.

 

No experience required with education as defined above. A minimum of two years’ experience, without education, employed in a Medical Record Department performing tasks related to this job description.

Preferred Qualifications

RHIT or CCS

Education Qualifications

Completion of Health Information Technician/Management and/or Coding Curriculum, including working knowledge of anatomy, ICD-10-CM coding courses

Compensation/Benefits

Negotiable

Apply Online: http://www.jrmcnd.com

Posted: May 1, 2019 at 3:25 PM
Post ID: 39174

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