Coder in Kansas City, MO at St. Joseph Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    1000 Carondelet Drive
    Kansas City, MO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/7/2019

Job Description



Overview

This is for the Physician Practice Business Office.

Responsibilities

The Coder Physician Group analyzes abstracts and codes the diagnostic and procedural information for physician outpatient and office medical records utilizing the International Classifications of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10-CM) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) in accordance with regulatory agencies and physician office specific guidelines. The Coder Physician Group enters the coded data and other abstracted data from the medical record into the electronic information system, facilitating the physician offices and the billing department’s indexing responsibility for internal use (such as to support medical care evaluation studies), and mandated reporting requirements. Holding a senior coding position, primary role in assisting medical staff members with improving quality of documentation.  Participates in chart review projects as assigned.

Qualifications

1.  Minimum one year experience with ICD-10 and CPT coding in an acute care setting; required.

2. Basic computer experience; required.

3. Use of an encoder software product for code assignment in a physician office setting; preferred.

 

 

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