Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) required. Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) acceptable. High School graduate or equivalent required. College level medical terminology course or knowledge of medical terminology through work experience required. College level Anatomy and Physiology course required . Anatomy and Physiology course may be pursued during first year of employment. Two years Coding experience in the acute care setting required with acquisition of RHIT or CCS within 3 years from date of hire. Maintenance of Continuing Education (CE) hours in Coding or Coding-related topics as approved by Director/Medical Records annually. Completion of Continuing Education Tracking Form annually for 1/1 - 12/31 credentialing period. Proficiency with Coding/Abstracting and grouper software, file maintenance routines helpful. Demonstrates PC and report proficiency. Additional knowledge of Record Locator application. Ability to research coding issues in AHA Coding Clinic, CPT Assistant, and other available resources such as the Medical Library. Samaritan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, Disabled, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Samaritan Health - 14 months ago
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