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CODER I MEDICAL RECORDS (121257)
HEATLH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT - HIM
HOURS PER PAY PERIOD:
ST JOSEPHS MEDICAL CENTER
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St. Josephs Medical Center is a not-for-profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 294 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services, and women and childrens services including neonatal intensive care, St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton. Nationally recognized as a quality leader, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.
Assigns ICD-9-CM code number to diagnoses, complications and procedures. Assigned the cpt4/hcpcs codes to procedure codes. Abstracts statistical data from medical records for entry into the SMS information system.
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support the Organization’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
- High School graduate.
- Requires ART or CCA.
- Minimum of one (1) year experience with ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding in an acute care hospital.
- Ability to process information within a medical record to determine correct codes and DRG assignment.
- Ability to communicate and substantiate any coding changes with the physician.
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