- Hunterdon Healthcare
18 Brentwood Ct
Position#Summary: Position is responsible for ICD-9 and ICD-10 Inpatient/Outpatient coding of diagnosis and procedures. When reviewing documentation must be able to interact with all medical and clinical staff. # Primary Position Responsibilities: Codes and abstracts inpatient/outpatient records using ICD-9 or ICD-10 Queries medical/clinical staff for clarification of documentation Uses 3M360 computer assisted coding program for coding and tracking queries Meets daily productivity standards, along with meeting Team Goal for DNFC (Discharge Not Final Coded) Maintains current CCS certification and/ or RHIT Work Contact Group (Internal/External) Frequent contact with physicians/clinicians, business office and outside agencies. # Qualifications: Minimum Education- Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent Preferred: Associate#s Degree Minimum Years of Experience - Required: Minimum 2-3 years coding experience Preferred: Minimum 2-3 years of hospital coding experience License, Registry or Certification: Required: Must have Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and/or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) # Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities- Required: Proficient in ICD-9 and ICD-10, DRG Assignment, CPT-4 coding. Excellent verbal/written communication skills. Preferred: Previous use of 3M Assisted Coding System.* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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