Documentation Specialist
Maimonides Medical Center - Brooklyn, NY

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We are currently seeking a Documentation Specialist to perform data management functions in a variety of application areas including: clinical coding, outcomes management, and specialty registries. The Documentation Specialist reviews medical records to confirm diagnoses and procedures; abstracts and analyzes records for appropriateness of documentation; assists in protecting legal interests of the patient, hospital and physician; and performs data entry/retrieval for the purpose of statistical reporting.

To qualify, you must have a Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience. Successful completion of a coding program ICD-9, CPT-4 recognized by the American Health Information Management Association and certification as CCS, CPC-H, RHIT, or RHIA by AHIMA is required. The ideal candidate will have effective leadership and interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and encoder experience.