Coding/Abstract Specialist
Cheyenne Physician Group - Cheyenne, WY

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High School graduate or equivalent required

Using knowledge of applicable inpatient and outpatient coding guidelines, rules and regulations, accurately assigns ICD-9-CM and CPT codes. Performs quality improvement activities as assigned by Lead Coding Specialist. Assists in assuring "unbilled" maintained at a reasonable level.


1. Respecting all of CRMC customers, communicating professionally and positively, demonstrating professionalism, competency and integrity in all they do.

2. Accurately assigns codes to outpatient records, for a minimum of 50 records per hour.

3. Abstracts medical information from patient record, using regulations and coding guidelines to apply ICD-9-CM and CPT codes, and verifies accuracy of APG assignment.

4. Audits Emergency Room T sheets for quality, and re-routes as necessary.

5. Assists in other work routines as needed, and performs other duties as assigned applying statutes, regulations and policies and procedures relative to job.


· Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

· Proficient with MS Office, Outlook and Internet Explorer

· Excellent organization skills and attention to detail

· Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment and attention to detail

· Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

· Advanced knowledge of medical terminology, and anatomy and physiology.


· High school diploma, GED, or equivalent

· Coding certification within 60 days of hire

· Experience in coding


· Multi-Specialty coding experience