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Clinical Coding Specialist II
Cape Fear Valley Health

Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Work Setting: Ambulatory Care, Hospital, Physician Office
Job Function:
Coder
Job Type:
Full-Time

Introduction

Cape Fear Valley is a 950-bed, 8-hospital regional health system, the 8th largest in North Carolina, with more than 1 million inpatient and outpatients annually. A private not-for-profit organization with 7,000 employees and 850 physicians, it includes Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital, Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center, Behavioral Health Care, Bladen County Hospital, Hoke Hospital, Health Pavilion North, Health Pavilion Hoke and Harnett Health.

Cape Fear Valley has been nationally recognized by:

Healthgrades as a Top 100 Hospital for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention

IBM Watson as a Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital

The Leapfrog Group Grade-A for Patient Safety

North Carolina-Designated Level Three Trauma Designation

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in Hip Replacement Surgery (Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and Hoke Hospital)

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in Knee Replacement Surgery (Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and Hoke Hospital)

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in Heart Failure

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in Advanced Stroke

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in AMI: Acute Myocardial Infarction

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in Pneumonia (Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and Bladen County Hospital)

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in Advanced Perinatal Care

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in Sepsis (Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and Bladen County Hospital)

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in Wound Care (Highsmith-Rainey Specialty Hospital)

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in Chest Pain (Hoke Hospital)

The Joint Commission: Disease Specific Certification in Acute Stroke Ready (Hoke Hospital)

American College of Cardiology: Chest Pain Center Accreditation

American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Bariatric Surgery: Comprehensive Center

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer: Cancer Center Accreditation

American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers: Breast Care Center Accreditation

Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services: EMS

 

Job Description

Reviews thoroughly the entire medical record to code specifically and accurately those conditions or diagnoses that were treated or affected the patient’s plan of care. Verifies that each medical record contains appropriate documentation to justify the selected principal diagnosis to identify comorbid conditions, complications and procedures to use for DRG Assignment.  Maintains an accurate case mix index from which administration makes critical management and strategic planning decisions.

Required Qualifications

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or equivalent training and experience. RHIA, RHIT, CCS or other equivalent credentials required.  Medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, familiarity with medical record content and an understanding of the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) definitions. Knowledge of ICD-CM coding principles under Prospective Payment System.

2-5 years coding experience required, preferably in a hospital setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a Health Information Management in an acute care facility, or with a Peer Review Organization, in Quality Assurance, or Utilization Review preferred.

Education Qualifications

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information Management or equivalent training and experience. RHIA, RHIT, CCS or other equivalent credentials required.

Apply Online: http://www.capefearvalley.com/careers

Posted: September 23, 2019 at 1:29 PM
Post ID: 43074

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