Coding Specialist Full Time Day at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/18/2019
  • Job ID:
    19008446
  • Job Family
    Health Information Management
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Waterman

Job Description


Description
Coding Specialist AdventHealth Waterman
 
Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778
 
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Waterman
Career growth and advancement potential
Health Insurance Coverage

High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida


Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time, days
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Accurately and optimally reviews and codes diagnosis and procedures on all inpatient and outpatient encounters using coding/software encoder daily.
  • Accurately abstracts coded charts into computer daily.
  • Properly sequences diagnoses and procedures according to UHDDS definition and in accordance with coding guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Codes and processes discharges within five days of discharge.
  • Provides data for clinical pertinence, special studies, trauma sheets, and/or research as assigned.
  • Monitors unbilled register on a daily basis keeping accounts under 30 days old.
  • Attends coding educational seminars and continuing education opportunities. 
  • Remains knowledgeable in coding guidelines / conventions and stays current on updates.

Qualifications
What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • A solid understanding of Medicare coding and billing requirements for hospital services is required.
  • Must possess excellent communication and problem solving skills.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Successful completion of inpatient (ICD-10-CM) and outpatient coding courses (CPT-4 / HCPCS), required. 
  • Experience using coding software/encoder and other healthcare computer systems, required.  
  • Experience in a prior coding position, preferred.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • RHIA, RHIT and/or CCS, CCS-P credentials required.
 
Job Summary:

Reads patient records and, as needed, discusses patient conditions with physicians and/or clinical documentation improvement professionals to accurately and completely apply diagnostic, procedural and service codes to each patient condition treated (including operations) during an inpatient and outpatient encounter.  Abstracts clinical data from the patient record and enters into computer databases.  Serves as the source of clinical data for reimbursement, planning, and research.  Competently codes/abstracts inpatient and outpatient records.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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