Remote Inpatient Coder in Plano

Inpatient Coder

CAROUSEL_PARAGRAPH

Plano, Texas

Coding

Full Time

Flexible

1455

Job Description

Overview

CorroHealth is seeking new Team Members to join our team!

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assigns appropriate diagnosis and procedure codes in accordance with current, official guidelines recognized by the AHA, CMS, MA, AHIMA, Coding Clinic and CPT Assistant

Complies with production and quality standards of the client, for whom the work is being completed to the extent possible, recognizing that the ability to comply to the clients production and quality standards may be affected by connectivity, software and hardware limitations,

Compiles and maintains logs, reports, and statistical records and researches records to locate health data as required

Maintains and utilizes a variety of health record indexes and storage retrieval systems

Operates computer to process, store and retrieve health information

In all situations, protects the privacy and confidentiality of patient health and clients information and follows the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by AHIMA and adheres to official coding guidelines and compliance practices, standards and procedures

Maintains a minimum of 95% accuracy in the assignment of codes

Possesses the ability to query physicians based upon documentation and clinical needs

Reports work time and work products in a timely and accurate manner

Communicates with co-workers in an open and respectful manner that promotes teamwork.

Interacts with clients in a professional manner, that at all times, exhibits excellent relationship, work performance and communication skill so as to support the company and its business interests

Provides schedule of planned work activities, events and sites, and any changes to same to management and appropriate staff

Maintenance of professional credentials and knowledge of coding, reimbursement and compliance issues through continuing education

Performs other duties as assigned

Remote Inpatient coder must be able to code basic inpatient to level 1 trauma/transplant. This coder must be accustomed to working with CDI and queries.

Qualifications

All candidates must be credentialed, i.e., CCS, RHIA, RHIT, CPC, or CPC-H

Acute Care Hospital Experience, preferable 3-5 years

DRG/APC Knowledgeable

Experience coding multiple/various coding and abstracting applications

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Must be able to communicate effectively with clients and Team Members, both verbally and written. While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member will be frequently required to stand and sit for long periods of time. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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