Coder 1 Ancillary Job Openings by Mark Twain Medical Center in San Andreas
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Mark Twain Medical Center Careers 2020 - Mark Twain Medical Center offer an opportunity to fill Coder 1 Ancillary that will be placed in San Andreas.
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Detail of : Coder 1 Ancillary Job Opening in San Andreas
Mark Twain Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. Mark Twain Medical Center opened on August 26, 1951 and is located in beautiful San Andreas California. Since opening, Mark Twain has provided the highest quality health care for all those needing medical care in Calaveras County. We offer caring, expert staff and state-of-the-art equipment to meet the growing needs of our community and are commitment to the values of dignity, collaboration ,justice, stewardships and excellence. Responsibilities Position Summary: The Coder I is a member of the Health Information Management Team responsible for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of clinical coding, validating the information in the databases for outcome management and specialty registries, across the entire integrated healthcare system. The purpose of this position is to apply the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information records for data retrieval, analysis and claims processing. This position is expected to perform duties in alignment with the mission and policies within the Dignity Health organization, TJC, CMS, and other regulatory agencies.
Assign codes for diagnoses, treatments, and procedures according to the appropriate classification system for Ancillary admissions.
Review provider documentation to determine the reason for the visit, first listed and secondary diagnosis codes and surgical procedures following official coding guidelines.
Provide documentation feedback to providers, as needed.
Utilize technical coding principals and APC reimbursement expertise to assign appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnoses and CPT codes for procedures.
Extract required information from source documentation and enter into encoder and abstracting system.
Review documentation to verify and when necessary, correct the patient disposition upon discharge. Prioritize work to ensure the timeframe of medical record coding meets established KPI's.
Serve as a resource for coding related questions as appropriate.
Meet performance and quality standards at the Coder I level.
Participate in department meetings and educational events.
Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and adheres to official coding guidelines. Assists with OSHPD correction.
Other duties as assigned that have a direct impact on our ability to decrease the DNFB and support Revenue Cycle, including but not limited to charge validation, observation calculations, etc..
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Completion of an AHIMA or APPC accredited coding certification program that includes courses that are critical to coding success such as Anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, Anatomy I Physiology, Medical Terminology and ICD-10 and CPT coding courses, etc..
Have and maintain current coding credential from AHIMA or AAPC (RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, or CPC-H ).
One year of coding and abstracting experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
A minimum of one-year Ancillary facility coding experience
Must have ICD-10 coding experience
Ability to use a PC in a Windows environment, including MS Word and EMR systems.
Ability to pass coding technical assessment.
This requirement will be waived for Dignity Health HIM staff that have coded in the department for 2 years or who have attended the Dignity Health Coding Apprenticeship Program. Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with various Encoder systems (i.e., OptumCAC, Cemer).
Intermediate level of Microsoft Excel.
This position is an on-site position, remote work option is not available.
Equal Opportunity Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please
Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at
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