Senior Medical Records Coder
NYU Langone Medical Center - New York, NY

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NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals - Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Pediatric Center, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center - plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to .

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Senior Medical Records Coder. To qualify you must have a High School diploma or equivalent and be a graduate of an accredited coding program with a minimum of three years coding experience plus have and maintain one of the following credential of certification: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), as well as have an advanced level of understanding of Medicare and other third party payment methodologies, billing systems and software applications, including but not limited to 3M, QuadraMed, SoftMed and Specialized Medical Services (SMS) in addition to proficiency in MS Office applications, Word and Excel and have the ability to lift up to 25 pounds. The successful candidate will be responsible for abstracting pertinent clinical information and assigning appropriate ICD9-CM, CPT and HCPCS Level II codes; creating the APC group assignment; applying appropriate modifier codes when applicable; maintaining HIM compliance standards and reporting violations to supervisor or manager; performing chart reviews; mentoring less experienced Medical Record Coders in order to resolve problems and responding to inquiries that are elevated; querying physicians for less experienced Medical Record Coders to resolve conflicting, incomplete or ambiguous information; assisting in maintaining the Cancer Centers Discharged Not Final Billed and other reports; plus all related job duties as assigned. Excellent communication skills are essential.

Hospital experience preferred.

NYU Langone Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents. And just as our employees invest so much in us, we invest in our employees.

We're pleased to have one of the most competitive compensation packages not only among New York's hospitals and healthcare institutions, but within the corporate sector as well. We begin with exceptional medical, dental, and drug coverage. We enhance this basic coverage with comprehensive wellness programs, and supplement those with retirement investment and benefits plans, and generous paid time off allowances. Add to that a very attractive tuition program, and you'll see just some of the ways that NYU Langone Medical Center demonstrates our commitment to our employees.

NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal employment/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital/or parental status, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veterans status, or any other classification protected by applicable Federal, State, or Municipal Law.

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NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for...