Community Health Systems Coding Specialist II (In/Out Patient) - FTE 1.0 Days in Watsonville, California

Description:

Under the direction of the Director of Health Information Services, the coding specialist is responsible for performing all tasks related to inpatient and/or outpatient record coding, performs coding of the medical record compliantly and according to Coding Clinic Guidelines, CPT Assistant Guidelines and APC standards with modifiers for outpatient records, DRG analysis for inpatient records, and transmission of specific information to the Business Office to facilitate billing and reimbursement. The coding specialist will perform other duties as requested by the Health Information Director.

Qualifications

Education: Education:High School Diploma, College courses in medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, completion of intermediate levels ICD-9 and CPT-4 Coding, current training in DRG and APC implementation.

Experience: Two years acute care inpatient hospital coding experience required.

Licenses/Certificates: AA degree in health information technology preferred. CCS certification required.

Job: Health Information Management Services

Organization: Watsonville Hospital

Location: CA-Watsonville

Requisition ID: 1736781