Coding Specialist

Bryan Health

Introduction:

Bryan Health is seeking an inpatient coder to work remotely.
 
The Coding Specialist III thoroughly studies the clinical content of inpatient records  and assigns appropriate ICD-10-CM/PCS Codes to diagnoses and procedures optimal reimbursement.

Job Description:

  • Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.
  • Studies and analyzes the clinical content of a medical record.
  • Assigns and sequences diagnosis and procedure codes appropriately to arrive at the correct DRG assignment.
  • Enters coding information into the computer system (Epic) for reimbursement use by Patient Financial Services for submitting patients’ bills.
  • Maintains a thorough and updated knowledge of Clinical Coding Guidelines., Fiscal Intermediary directives, Coding Compliance standards and Local Medical Review Policies.
  • Utilizes cross-training in three or more clinical specialties to facilitate coding of complex and service-extensive medical records.
  • Provides education to facility healthcare professionals and medical staff in the use of coding guidelines and practices, proper documentation techniques, and query monitoring to assist with documentation improvement activities.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality regarding patient information.
  • Mentors and trains new coding staff members.
  • Works as a team member to ensure all coding is accurate and meets turnaround standards.

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalency required.
Class work in ICD-10-CM/PCS required.
RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator), RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) or Certification as a CCS.
Minimum of two (2) years coding experience in a medical environment required.

Apply Online: http://www.bryanhealth.org/careers