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Certified Coder - UC Health Business Center - Corporate Coding Services

UC Health
Cincinnati

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- Certified Coder - UC Health Business Center - Corporate Coding Services (044458)

Job Description

Certified Coder - UC Health Business Center - Corporate Coding Services(Job Number: 044458)

Description

Certified Coder

UC Health Business Center

Corporate Coding Services

Full Time

Days

Primary Purpose: Using established policies and procedures; the Certified Coder transforms narrative descriptions of diseases, injuries, and healthcare procedures into numeric or alphanumeric designations (code). The Certified Coder may code all types of inpatient, observation and outpatient cases (to include clinics, ancillary services, and ambulatory surgery, series, and emergency room cases) and may be called upon to code highly complex inpatient records (to include trauma, burns, open heart and transplant cases) based on experience and skill set.

Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills

Education: High School Diploma or GED. Formal education in basic ICD-9CM/CPT coding, Medical Terminology, Anatomy/, pathophysiology and disease processes - minimum required. Associate or Bachelor degree preferred in health care related field.

Years of Experience: 1-2 years equivalent experience. At least 2 years of acute care coding.

Required Skills and Knowledge: Excellent keyboarding skills required to enter medical codes. Trained and competent in ICD-9 CM/CPT and ICD-10 CM/CPT Coding. Technically competent to code complex outpatient, endoscopies, cardiac catherizations. Technically competent to code all inpatient cases including the most complexopen hearts, burns, transplants, major trauma. Technically competent to code outpatient cases with simple diagnoses or procedures (sutures, foley catheters, clinic procedures, transfusions, etc).

License and Certifications: Certified Coders are required to be certified in one of the following: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).

Organization - UC HEALTH (INC.)

Primary Location - UC Health Business Center - 3200 Burnet Ave - Cincinnati, OH

Employment Type

Full-Time

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