Outpatient Coder

Jamestown Regional Medical Center

Introduction:

Full-time, benefited position work 80 hours per two week pay period. Days of work are Monday – Friday with variable hours.

Under the direction of the HIM Manager, maintains medical record integrity through the processing of outpatient medical records including analyzing, coding, and data entry.

Job Description:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of coding conventions; adheres to coding guidelines and refers to current literature regarding coding questions. Contacts physicians as necessary to obtain additional information.
  • Analyzes outpatient medical records.
  • Codes outpatient diagnoses and procedures utilizing ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding classification systems.
  • Performs physician coding for the radiologist and ER contract physicians.
  • Verifies assignment of nursing E/M levels in the ER.
  • Utilizes the encoder and stays proficient with this system.
  • Types and distributes birth certificates
  • Assists hospital staff, physicians, patients, and guests with inquiries re­garding medical information.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate with completion of Health Information Technician/Management and/or Coding Curriculum, including working knowledge of anatomy, ICD-10-CM coding courses.
  • No experience required with education as defined above. A minimum of two years’ experience, without education, employed in a Medical Record Department performing tasks related to this job description.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • RHIT or CCS

Education Qualifications:

  • Completion of Health Information Technician/Management and/or Coding Curriculum, including working knowledge of anatomy, ICD-10-CM coding courses.

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Negotiable

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