HIM Coder PER DIEM
Fletcher Allen Health Care - Burlington, VT

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The available position is a PER DIEM position that requires 3-6 months at 40hrs/week for training. Once training is complete then the per diem hours begin and are based on business need.

Applies knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and pathology of disease processes while analyzing clinical documentation for inpatient and outpatient records for facility and/or professional services coding. May be assigned to work edit lists for accuracy of claims processing and data reporting. Applies knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT-4 nomenclatures and American Hospital Association, American Medical Association and applicable Federal and third party payer guidelines to accurately and compliantly determine principal and secondary ICD-9 diagnoses codes, principal and secondary ICD-9 procedure codes for all visits. Follows FAHC compliance and HIM coding compliance policies and by maintaining financial goals and meeting or exceeding accuracy and productivity standards. Utilizes various electronic information systems to accomplish coding including, Prism, 3M Coding and Reimbursement Systems, GE/HPA and BAR, TES, NCCI edit software, UB Master, and other clinical documentation systems or reference systems as deemed appropriate. Must have knowledge of charge master and charge maintenance. Effectively communicates with and acts as a resource to health care providers, department managers and staff to resolve documentation, charge or other issues as they arise to ensure accuracy of coding and reimbursement. HIM Coder may be assigned other duties as deemed necessary by the HIM Supervisor and or HIM Manager. HIM Coder will adhere to the HIM Mission and Vision. All coders will continually seek to improve coding knowledge through various mediums including seminars, articles, networking, web access and other as available.

Education:

Minimum: High school diploma. College level Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology required. Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in Allied Health or HIM preferred. Must have certification in one of the following areas or obtain certification within two years of the date of hire: CCA, CCS, CPC, CPC-A. RHIT or RHIA. Certified clinical documentation specialist or and RN with CCS, CPC or CPC-H

Experience:

Two years of university hospital facility and/or professional coding experience preferred. Demonstrated ability meet quality and productivity standards. Coding or billing experience utilizing ICD-9-CM, CPT-4, HCPCS level II and/or experience performing clinical documentation reviews preferred.

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