Codes and abstracts primarily Emergency Department and other outpatient records using ICD-9CM, and other applicable patient classification schemes.
May also perform beginning level of ASU/Inpatient coding.
High school graduation or equivalent with successful completion of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and coding courses in ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 preferred.
Certification or eligibility for certification, as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Coding Associate (CCA), or other coding credential preferred.
If not credentialed at the time of employment, credentials are required within 1 year.)
Prior coding experience preferred.
Experience with computer systems for encoding and abstracting.
Harbor Hospital - 15 months ago