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In Patient Coders – remote (sign on up to $2500)
Cognizant

Location: Las Vegas, Remote
Work Setting: Other
Job Function:
Coder
Job Type:
Full-Time

Job Description

In Patient Coding Positions – REMOTE

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

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
  • 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

Qualifications – External

Desired Skills/Qualifications:  

  • CCS, RHIT or RHIA (AHIMA)
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position whom are legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring company sponsorship now or at any time in the future.

Instructions for Resume Submission

Please submit resume to Riviera.Barnes@cognizant.com

Apply Online: https://careers.cognizant.com/global/en/job/00041461961/Part-Time-Inpatient-Coder-Remote-anywhere-in-the-US

Posted: November 4, 2021 at 12:54 AM
Post ID: 64127

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