Job Posting: Coding Specialist - Har-Ber Family Clinic
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Har-Ber Internal Medicine - Springdale, AR
Department: Clinic Hospital Admin
Shift: Monday - Friday Days
Job Number: JO-2107-43182
Date Posted: 7/20/2021
Categories: Certified Professionals
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.
Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.
This position is responsible for application of the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient medical records for data retrieval, analysis and claims processing. The responsibilities include, but are not limited to: timely charge entry and billing of same records, abstracts pertinent information from patient records into the computer system, assigns CPT, ICD9, or HCPCS codes. Queries physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes. Has effective communication with physicians, patients, co-workers and supervisor. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adheres to official coding guidelines. This position functions according to the WRMC HIPAA guidelines. Keeps abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements. Brings identified concerns to the supervisor or department director for resolution. The majority of time is spent sitting (up to 90 % of work time) with short distance walks (up to 10 % of work time).
Certified Coding Certificate preferred
Specific Educational and Skill Competencies Required
Ability to operate standard office equipment and effectively communicate with customers. Must have a high school diploma or GED. Knowledge of medical terminology and specialty coding practices are a must, and are usually demonstrated by a minimum of two years experience as a coder or strong training background in coding and reimbursement within a clinic setting.
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