Coder I (Mesquite)

Fresenius Medical Care in Mesquite, TX

  • Industry: Scientific Research - Political Science
  • Type: Full Time
  • $56,325.00 - 105,840.00
position filled

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

The Coder performs data entry processing within the assigned function(s). The incumbent is responsible for applying appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to patient health information for utilization in data retrieval, analysis and claims processing. The Coder provides administrative support in the interpretation and explanation of data for internal and external customers.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under close supervision, acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks. (Has little or no knowledge of the job.)
  • Works on assignments that are routine in nature, requiring limited judgment. Has little or no role in decision-making. Errors can be made easily and quickly detected and result in only minor disruption to correct. Contacts are primarily within the immediate work unit. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information requiring little explanation or interpretation.
  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work.
  • May refer to A2 and A3 for assistance with day-to-day problems that may arise.
  • Escalates issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.
  • Under general supervision, assign the appropriate diagnostic and/or procedural code(s) to patient health information documents.
  • Research and resolve general coding issues; communicating with cross-divisional teams and/or vendors as necessary.
  • Administer physician quality reporting initiative (PQRI) data to report quality measures; maximizing incentive payments at the time of billing.
  • Generate and distribute general reports for management review on a routine basis.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-divisional teams on diverse processes in the achievement of shared goals within established timelines.
  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.

    Qualifications

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

    The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

    EDUCATION:

    High School Diploma required

    AAPC or AHIMA Certification

    EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 0 1 years related experience.
  • Great computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and email applications.
  • General knowledge of governmental rules and regulations as they affect billing and coding processes.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multitask concurrent priorities in an organized manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work cohesively within a team environment.
  • Possess a positive, enthusiastic and energetic attitude.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with all levels of management.
  • EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


    Associated topics: foreign affairs, government, legislative, policy, political science, politics, public affairs, rights

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