MEDICAL RECORDS CODER
The University of Kansas Hospital - Kansas

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Work among the best. Academic medical centers like The University of Kansas Hospital are at medicine's frontier, providing more options and more hope to our patients. Employees in our administrative positions play a vital role to the success of the organization. Many times, these are the first people that our customers come in contact with, or are the people that our customers rely on to provide directions, medical or financial assistance or confide in for personal needs. As such we value your knowledge and interaction with the customer that enhances their overall experience at our hospital, and makes this a great place to work. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for a Medical Records Coder.

Responsibilities:
  • Codes with ICD-9-CM and CPT.
  • Abstracts all clinical data to be utilized in research and benchmarking by the hospital, it's entities,
and third parties.
  • Follows departmental standards and procedures when coding and in the assignment of a DRG or APC.
  • Completes chart reviews for ongoing record reviews as required by JCAHO.
  • Answers phone requests from ancillary departments and assigns ICD-9-CM and/or CPT codes for medical necessity/advance and beneficiary notice process.
  • Performs audits on coding accuracy, DRG or APC assignment etc., to comply with corporate compliance responsibilities.
  • May supervise medical records staff in absence of manager.
Requirements:
  • Associate's Degree in Health Information Management.
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification is required. A Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification is acceptable.
  • 1 - 2 years coding experience (ICD-9 and CPT) preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills to deal with internal and external customers.
  • Understanding of computer applications.

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