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Coder II - SMNJ in Newark, NJ at Prime Healthcare Services Inc

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Newark, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

  1. Medical Graduate, PA or Nursing Graduate required.
  2. CCS required
  3. 1+ year of clinical experience in acute care setting preferred.
  4. Must meet the performance standards set forth by the Hospital/Department at Coder Auditor I position for at least 6 months.
  5. Minimum of two years’ experience with ICD-9 and CPT coding in an acute care setting preferred.
  6. Basic computer experience required.
  7. Use of an encoder software product for code assignment in an acute care setting required
  8. Computer data entry with 10-key preferred, with accurate typing speed of 35 wpm preferred

The Code Auditor II reviews and analyzes documentation present in the medical record for both inpatient and outpatient visits to ensure accuracy of diagnosis and procedure codes assigned by the Coders or Clinical Documentation Specialists (CDS) or Computer Assisted Coding (CAC) software. Coder Auditor finalizes the coding and abstracting of the medical record upon ensuring the assignment of International Classifications of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9-CM) or Tenth revision (ICD-10/PCS), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), and Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), are accurate and supported by the clinical documentation of the respective medial record. Holding a senior coding position, assumes primary responsibility for DRG validation/accuracy, primary role in assisting CDS and medical staff members with improving quality of clinical documentation. Participates in chart review projects as assigned and other duties as needed.




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