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REMOTE PRN INPATIENT CODER III - MEDICAL RECORDS CODING

Presbyterian Healthcare Services Albuquerque Full-Time
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Overview

Job Description  Type of Opportunity: PRN FTE: 0.01Exempt: No Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

Summary:Has the knowledge and ability and will be required to code all of the following: inpatient and/or outpatient hospital records, ED records, Home Health & Hospice records and/or professional fee services for PMG specialty providers or demonstrate coding expertise in a specific specialty deemed a critical business need by PHS Coding Leadership using the ICD-9/10 CM and CPT-4 classification system. Ensures adherence to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures



Responsibilities

*Must demonstrate knowledge of coding multiple areas of service and/or specialties or extensive experience in a specific specialty deemed a critical business need by PHS Coding Leadership..*Reviews patients entire current medical record, assigning appropriate codes including CPT, ICD and MS-DRG (as defined by UHDDS guidelines and CMS) to be used for financial reimbursement, research in accordance with Federal Regulations and Hospital and Departmental policies. *Accesses several systems via the computer to research the medical record when needed to complete the coding in a timely manner. Takes responsibility for accounts receivable by looking for lost documents to insure all encounters are coded, including the generation of appropriate queries, as needed.*Maintains and disseminates up-to-date technical knowledge of legal and regulatory information from all appropriate jurisdictions concerning the given business area. This includes but is not limited to all ICD-9/10 CM, CPT-4, HCPCS, and DRG, APC and/or HHRG updates and changes.*Responsible for resolving any and all pre-bill edits, denials, etc. for assigned accounts.*Participates in all departmental in-services and updates to stay current with the accepted coding guidelines and improve personal knowledge of medicine and treatment.*Communicates issues to the EW Clinical Coding Manager , as appropriate.*Maintains at least a 95% accuracy rate.*Maintains average to high productivity based on PHS Productivity Standards.*Maintains continuing education (CE) requirements per PHS policy.*Performs other functions as required



Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:High school diploma/GED required. Must have any one of the following coding certifications at time of hire: CCS, CCS-P, CPC-H, or RHIT/RHIA with achievement of one of the coding credentials above within one year of hire. Three to five years experience as a coder required. Inpatient Coding experience preferred Education:Essential:* High School Diploma or GED Credentials:Essential:* Certified Professional Coder



Benefits

Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
  •  Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  •  Free wellness programs
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
  • Continuing education and career development opportunities
  •  Life insurance and short/long term disability programs

About Us Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.

Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.   We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.   About New Mexico New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.   Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.   New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.   AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses

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Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of eight hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.

Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.

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