Emergency Department Coder – Health Information Management - Maitland at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Maitland, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Medical Records / Health Info Mgmt
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Florida

Job Description

Emergency Department Coder – Health Information Management - Maitland

AdventHealth Maitland seeks to hire an Emergency Department Coder who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The Maitland Office Plaza houses our highly skilled teams that support our hospital system including Marketing, Patient Financial Services, Revenue Management, the Credit Union and Human Resources. The Trickel Building, a two-story office structure, creates an atmosphere of health and healing, with a healthy-style café and quaint chapel. The main lobby is filled with lush greenery and a light trickle of water, creating a holistic environment.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday; 8am – 5pm

Job Summary:

The Emergency Department Coder is responsible for reviewing, analyzing and interpreting clinical documentation contained in the medical record applying appropriate ICD9 and CPT codes conventions and requirements of Medicare Prospective Payment System. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with physicians and physician office staff
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Expanded knowledge of basic coding functions, rules and guidelines
  • At least 2 years’ experience in outpatient coding
  • Knowledge of Medicare requirements, billing and reimbursement methodology (preferred)
  • Successful completion of a coding education program (preferred)
  • Hospital ED coding experience (preferred)
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Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • RHIA, RHIT and/or CCS credentials (preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Reviews, analyzes and interprets clinical documentation in the emergency room medical record applying ICD9 and CPT codes in accordance with ICD9 and CPT coding conventions, FH coding policy & procedures, requirements of Medicare and other payer specifications and official coding guidelines as outlined by governing bodies.
  • Assigns correct ASC/APC modifiers to ensure appropriate reimbursement.
  • Assigns correct revenue codes for all CPT codes, when applicable.
  • Resolves edit accounts, re-classed accounts, and late charges and notifying Manager of accounts which cannot be resolved in a timely manner through normal coding encounters. Ensures all clinical tests performed meet medical necessity according to local and national policies.
  • Interacts with HIM employees and other departments to resolve issues related to completion of records and/or billing.
  • Remains informed of changes in the reimbursement systems and knowledgeable on coding conventions and current updates.
  • Meets five competency standards as outlined in HIM Policy # 715.208.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of employees, patients, administrative staff and medical staff information with no infractions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Emergency Department Coder opportunity with AdventHealth Maitland and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Emergency Department Coder, Health Information Technology, HIM, Maitland

Position Location:  Maitland
Job:  Medical Records / Health Info Mgmt
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Maitland
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jul 12, 2019, 9:14:35 AM

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