Coding Technician

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Job ID: 60637
Area of Interest: Professionals
Location: Glen Burnie, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F, 8a-4p
Job Facility: UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

General Summary
Code medical records utilizing ICD-p-CM and CPT-4 coding conventions. Review the medical record to assure specificity of diagnoses and procedures. Abstract information from medical records following established procedures.

  • Codes diagnoses procedures and complications accurately according to the ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 classification systems and assigns DRGs and APR-DRGs accurately according to established guidelines, standards, and rules.
  • Codes and abstracts patient data utilizing the Encoder System and the medical record abstract.
  • Responsible for ensuring quality, accuracy and timeliness of clinical data contained in patient’s medical record by reviewing and analyzing medical information provided by physicians for reimbursement, statistical and indexing purposes.
  • Meets established productivity and proficiency standards.
  • Attends coding seminars, hospital and departmental meetings as required or assigned. Actively participates in hospital educational in-services.
  • Utilizes appropriate customer relation skills to ensure all customers are treated with respect and dignity and that the confidentiality of their data is upheld.


What You Need to Be Successful:

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. Completion of Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology courses required.
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) who possesses professional standing in the American Health Information Management Association required.
  • Two (2) years experience in acute care facility required and two (2) years reimbursement and revenue cycle experience preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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