Certified OB-GYN Coder for a prestigious growing medical practice located on the Upper East Side. Under general supervision, evaluates medical records to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with ICD 9 and CPT; provides technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and staff.
*Minimum of three years coding experience plus have and maintain one of the following credential of certification: Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).
*Requires knowledge of anatomy and medical terminolgy of medical procedures, abbreviations and terms.
*Requires proficiency in CPT-4, ICD 9 coding.
*Provides technical guidance to physicians and other departmental staff in identifying and resolving issues or errors, such as incomplete or missing records and documentation, ambiguous or nonspecific documentation, or codes that do not conform to approved coding principles/guidelines.
*Ensures the confidentiality of data contained in the medical file.
*Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills required.
*Must display a proven analytical capability and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.