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APR/DRG IP Coder
Cognizant Technology Solutions

Location: Remote
Work Setting: Consultant/Vendor
Job Function:
Coder
Job Type:
Full-Time

Introduction

Cognizant Technology Solutions is seeking an Inpatient Coder with APR/DRG experience to work for one or more of the clients remotely or virtual from home office.  

Job Description

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Review documentation to code diagnosis and procedures
  • Communicate with physicians to obtain or clarify diagnosis and/or procedures via the query process
  • Assign accurate codes utilizing an electronic encoder application in accordance with practice policy and regulatory guidelines
  • Perform Peer Reviews of Company Health Information Management coding auditors and coders
  • Complete reports as requested
  • Must have APR/DRG experience
  • Maintain minimum accuracy rate of 98% while meeting internal productivity standards set by company
  • Maintain productivity expectations: inpatient 24 encounters per day, 3 encounters per hour, 20 minutes to code each encounter

Required Qualifications

Desired Skills/Qualifications:  

  • Minimum of two years of facility based inpatient experience
  • Knowledge of Federal, state and payer regulations
  • Capable of interpreting medical records reports and chart entries
  • Able to work independently and as a team member
  • Capable of applying judgment and decision making
  • Base office skills (Word, Excel)
  • Pass Coding Assessment with score 80% or greater.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic background with computers with ability to be in multiple systems at 1 time
  • Self-motivated with ability to work autonomously and in a team in a fast paced environment
  • Interacting with manager/team members on scheduled time off and breaks and new procedures and policies as provided by the client is essential.
  • Well organized and able to handle multipole projects as needed.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to be flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook

Education Qualifications

  • CCS, RHIT or RHIA (AHIMA)

Instructions for Resume Submission

Please apply on line.

Apply Online: https://careers.cognizant.com/na/en/job/00031756421/Inpatient-APR-DRG-Coder-Remote-anywhere-in-the-US

Posted: May 7, 2019 at 11:36 AM
Post ID: 39317

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