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Coder II - Le Bonheur Clinic Admin - FT/Days Job

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Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summary

Analyzes and translates medical and clinical diagnoses, procedures, injuries, or illnesses into designated numerical codes, such as CPT/ICD10-CM and Modifiers. Codes simple and some complex procedures such as Surgery and Interventional Radiology. Codes Evaluation and Management Services (E/M). Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

High school graduate or equivalent

 

Two (2) years of coding experience

 

 

One of the following Required:  

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) through AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders)

 

Certified Coding Specialist – Physician (CCS-P) through AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association)

 

 

PREFERRED:

Associate’s degree in billing and coding  from an accredited school.

 

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of medical and clinical terminology, disease processes, GI procedures, general surgery procedures and pharmacology.
  • Strong knowledge of CPT/ICD-10-CM and Modifiers.
  • Proficient skills in computer programs.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand and interpret coding guidelines, payer policies and medical charts.
  • Ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ability to conduct tasks and assignments and contributes to team objectives and outcomes as guided.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Reviews patient information, assigns CPT/ICD-10-CM codes and Modifiers, and sequences codes for billing, insurance, and reporting purposes. Codes simple and some complex procedures such as Surgery and Interventional Radiology. Codes Evaluation and Management Services (E/M).
  • Discusses documentation inconsistencies with providers.
  • Assist with patient accounts.
  • Assists in educating physicians and staff in requirements of documentation for proper reimbursement.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.


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