Required: High School diploma or equivalent
Preferred: Graduate of an approved Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) program-American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) credentialed or eligible
*In lieu of these degrees, a credentialed Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist/Physician (CCSP), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with prior experience outlined would be considered
*Associates degree in business
Required: One year prior office or customer service experience.
Preferred: one year prior healthcare experience in medical records processing operation, physician office, or business office.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and COMPETENCIES REQUIRED/PREFERRED:
Preferred: Prior medical terminology knowledge/education
* General knowledge of HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act) and other federal/state regulations regarding appropriate release of patient health information
* Prior exposure to electronic medical record and/or document imaging systems and other healthcare computer applications