Coder Coordinator

Location: WK Medical Center
Department: Health Information Management - Health Information Mgt
Classification: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Date Posted: 8/9/2019
Description: The Health Information Department is seeking a Coder Coordinator. Position requires the ability to code using ICD-10-CM and CPT, PCS coding rules and guidelines as well as an understanding of MS-DRG's. Coordinate the interviewing/hiring process for new coders. Responsible for all coding education, training and testing. Monitors coding quality based on departmental standards, productivity, workload and work flow. Compile Monthly coding quality reports, trends and coding accuracy. Acts as the liaison between coding compliance auditors and Assistant Directors. The above statement reflects general duties considered necessary to describe principal functions of the job and shall not be considered as detail description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

Five Years acute care coding experience

RHIA or RHIT credential is required.
CCS preferred

Upon hiring, the candidate will be required to attend an orientation session.  This requirement must be met before beginning work in the department.
 

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