Physician Coder (Physician Coding Group) REMOTE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE!
Company: St. Lukes University Health Network
Posted on: December 4, 2019
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its
employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset!
Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.The Physician Coder codes
and abstracts physician services performed in the hospital setting
according to AHA, AMA, guidelines and CMS directives. Must assure
data quality through quarterly reviews. Performs data entry of
physician services statistics into specialty-specific databases.
Works with Medical Records, Finance, and Physician Billing to
ensure appropriate flow of information. JOB DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES: - Codes and abstracts professional fee hospital
services performed by SLPG physicians from medical records
according to ICD-9/ICD-10, CPT-4, HCPCS II, and CMS guidelines.
Utilizes 3M Encoder for validation of RVUs and CPT-4 procedure
unbundling. - Maintains a 95% coding accuracy rate as measured
through quality reviews. - Maintains daily productivity as outlined
- Responsible for maintaining up-to-date knowledge of coding
guidelines as they relate to physician services for hospital
inpatient, observation, consultant, surgical, critical care, and E
& M services. - Performs data entry of abstracted physician
information into specialty- specific databases. - Conducts
educational sessions to the medical staff for coding and
documentation compliance. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sitting for up to seven hours per day, three- four at a time.
Frequently uses fingers for typing, data entry, etc. Frequent use
of hands. Use of upper extremities to rarely lift up to ten pounds.
Rarely stoops, bends, or reaches above shoulder level. Hearing as
it relates to normal conversation. Seeing as it relates to general
vision, near vision, peripheral vision and visual monotony.
SCHEDULE: Full-time, 40 hours/week minimum. Remote schedule
available depending upon performance. REQUIRED EDUCATION: RHIA,
RHIT, CPC, OR CCS-P with working knowledge of ICD-9/ICD-10, CPT and
HCPCS coding required. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1-3 years
experience in CPT/HCPCS physician procedural coding required.
Previous experience with computerized patient record and coding
system preferred. Please complete your application using your full
legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment
history for the past seven (7) years, including your present
employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current
resume, including all work history, education, and/or
certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly
recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of
submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in
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