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Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.
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This is an intermediate level coding position that codes and abstracts outpatient records for data retrieval, analysis, reimbursement and research (completes charge capture, as applicable). Codes and enters diagnostic and procedure codes into a designated coding and abstracting system utilizing the 3M encoder, as appropriate. Meets qualitative and quantitative coding standards. Codes for multiple facilities, if needed.
Minimum Education Requirements
High school diploma or GED.
Minimum Experience Requirements
1 year of outpatient coding experience in an acute care setting.
Demonstrates competency in outpatient coding guidelines specific to outpatient diagnostics, outpatient surgery, and/or emergency services.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows applications and troubleshooting computer problems.
Charge capture experience, preferred.
Successful completion of coding certificate program, preferred.
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )
Accurately assigns ICD-9-CM, CPT-4 or HCPCS codes for outpatient accounts, completes charge capture, as applicable, and creates APC group assignments while adhering to coding guidelines, regulations and compliance plan.*
Accurately abstracts pertinent information from patient records into the designated computer system and utilizes reports effectively for follow up.*
Ability to communicate well verbally and written, stay organized and demonstrate effective time management skills. *
Meets qualitative and quantitative standards. *
Demonstrates proficiency of designated coding and abstracting system, 3M encoder and online resources and electronic medical record (EMR).*
Actively seeks to promote and helps to maintain a professional, team-oriented, service-conscious environment, which contributes to the goals of the department and reflects the values of the system.*
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.