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Coder - HH in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time · Days · 1.0FTE (80hrs/2wk) Mon-Fri 8a-4:30p or 8:30a-5p· 80
  • Location:
    Munster, IN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    24222

Job Description

Job ID:  24222

Category:    Home Health Care

Facility:    Community Hospital • Home Health

Schedule:    Full-time • Days • 1.0FTE (80hrs/2wk) Mon-Fri 8a-4:30p or 8:30a-5p • 80

Location:  Munster,  IN

  • Associates Degree Required

  • Accredited Records Tech Certification


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    POSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY:
     
    The Home Health Coding Specialist assigns diagnostic and procedural codes using ICD-10-CM and CPT on health information records. Abstracts the coded data and other required information into the computerized information system for data collection/statistical and reimbursement purposes.
    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
     
    •       Must have current accreditation or registration as an Accredited Record Technician (RHIT) or Registered Record Administrator (RHIA) or eligible.
    •       Must be a graduate of an approved Health Information Technology or Health Information Administration Program or equivalent.
    •       One (1) year experience preferably in a Medical Record Department.
    •       Must have the ability to communicate effectively and deal professionally with medical staff, department heads, professional and technical personnel.
    •       Must have knowledge of clinical pertinence evaluation methodology including data collection and display techniques. Must have good data management skills, understand basic statistical methods, basic clinical principles, and medical terminology.
    •       Must be able to deal professionally with extremely confidential information. Self-initiative is required. Must be able to do detailed work, being extremely quality conscience.
    •       Must have knowledge of CRT, keyboard functions and personal computer applications as the computer is used extensively in preparation of studies.
    •       Must have working knowledge of ICD-10-CM, and CPT-4, HBOC, encoder EPR, Microsoft Word, and Home Care abstracting system.
    New employees should be trained within their six-month probationary period.
     
    Internal Posting Period:   1/28/19 - 2/3/19
     

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