CODER (PART-TIME)

JOB SUMMARY:  Utilizes the ICD-9-CM and/or ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 classification system for coding of medical records and compilation of statistical information, research, reimbursement and compliance with HCFA guidelines according to diagnosis, operations and procedures prescribed therein.

 

JOB RELATIONSHIPS

  1. Responsible to: Director of Physician Services & Coding.
  2. Workers supervised:
  3. Interrelationships: Must maintain a friendly and cooperative attitude with physicians and all hospital personnel.

 

QUALIFICATIONS                                                                      

  1. Education: Graduate from a two year medical records technician course curriculum or completion of a certified long distance coding course, or the equivalent in education and work experience with at least one year of ICD-9-CM and /or ICD-10-CM coding experience preferred. CPT 4 coding experience for outpatient coding positions is required.
  2. Training & Experience: A minimum of one year’s coding experience or previous recent training as a coder/abstractor.

 

 

  1. Job Knowledge
    • 1) Must have a good working command of medical terminology and anatomy/ physiology.
    • 2) Must have good working knowledge of all phases of ICD-9-CM and /or ICD-10-CM coding principles and convention and CPT 4 coding principles for outpatient coding positions.
    • 3) Must be capable of analyzing medical records for accuracy and completeness of diagnoses and procedures.
    • 4) Must have experience using the 3M encoder.