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Coding Quality Specialist
Penn Medicine Princeton Health
Location: Plainsboro, New Jersey
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function: Coding – QA
Job Type: Full-Time
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is a leading provider of healthcare services. As a respected nonprofit, community teaching health system, we offer compassionate care supported by advanced technologies and an outstanding medical staff. Over 97% of our physicians have achieved board certification, the hallmark of professional excellence. Through our academic and clinical affiliations with institutions including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, we are setting new standards in diagnostic and treatment protocols and achieving successful clinical outcomes for our patients. Princeton Health is Redefining Care through our commitment to delivering an exceptional level of clinical care and individualized caring for each and every patient. Princeton Health is now part of the Penn Medicine Health System which strives to achieve its three part mission; patient care, education and research. Working for this leading academic health system means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines. Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life’s work?
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is currently searching for a Full Time, Days, HIM Coding Quality Specialist for Princeton Medical Center, Clinical Documentation Department.
Position Summary: Review coded medical records for coding and DRG accuracy by verifying that the principal diagnosis, secondary diagnoses, principal procedure, and secondary procedures have been assigned accurately and produces the highest level of reimbursement to which the facility is legally entitled. This shall be completed according to established coding guidelines and rules for reporting. All coding staff shall have quality audits performed on a consistent basis, the results of which are incorporated into their performance reviews.
All Princeton Health employees are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless granted a medical or religious exemption.
– High School Graduate / GED / Equivalent Work Exp
– Vocational / Technical School / Diploma Program
– Associate’s Degree
– CCS – Certified Coding Specialist
– At least four years’ previous work experience coding inpatient medical records, preferably in an academic medical center setting.
– Extensive knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, and clinical disease processes
– Extensive knowledge of ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 classification systems
– Working knowledge of federal, state, and third party payer documentation requirements.
– RHIA, RHIT
– Experience in medical recording coding review and audits helpful
– Familiarity with computerized encoders
Join the Princeton Health family and be a part of Redefining Care in our community!
Princeton Health is a qualified employer under the rules of the Government Public Service Loan Forgiveness program & an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V.
Posted: November 12, 2019 at 5:48 PM
Post ID: 44904