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Outpatient Coder
Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center

Location: McComb, Mississippi
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Coder
Job Type:
Full-Time
Salary Range: Negotiable

Introduction

Under general supervision of the Director of Health Information, the outpatient coder uses the health information found in the electronic health record to assign appropriate ICD-10-CM Diagnostic Codes along with appropriate modifiers to CPT codes. The scope of work is carried out in accordance with the Health Information Management department’s approved policies and procedures.  The position is full-time, remote.   Normal working days and hours are at the discretion of the outpatient coder and Director pending on the coding volume. Assignments to other duties are established by workload and staff levels, which is reviewed on a day-to-day basis.  As determined by the Director, the outpatient coder will be assigned up to 40 hours per week with work beyond normal schedule as determined by the Director. The outpatient coder is expected to function within the scope of approved policies, procedures, and regulations for the HIM Department and organization.  Must be able to work and relate in a professional, nondefensive manner with peers, physicians, administration, patients, and visitors.  Attendance to monthly coding meetings, assigned coding education and yearly mandatory education requirements is nonnegotiable and will be the responsibility of the employee to arrange and attend sessions.

Job Description

Education and Experience: 

  1. High school diploma or equivalent
  2. Must possess an AHIMA or AAPC Credential
  3. Associates or Bachelors Preferred
  4. At least one-year outpatient coding experience
  5. If no previous remote experience outpatient coder must work onsite for at least 30 days before being allowed to work remotely

 

Education Qualifications

Competitive Salary

401K

Health, Vision & Dental

Compensation/Benefits

Please email resume to destini.miller@smrmc.com

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

Posted: May 4, 2021 at 5:54 PM
Post ID: 60562

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