MISSION: To improve the health of our community, serving with compassion and respect, one person at a time. VISION: Working together, Skagit Regional Health will transform healthcare by improving access, service, quality and efficiency in support of our goal of a healthier community. The information described in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of the work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Responsible for the accurate coding and abstracting of all Hospital Outpatient records in accordance with established guidelines. Works effectively and cooperatively within the workplace. Location/Department specific tasks and competencies may apply.
High School graduate or GED required.
Experience/TrainingPrior medical record coding experience preferred.
License/CertificationCurrent Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT); or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required.
Other QualificationsEffective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required. Must be able to effectively utilize Microsoft Office applications to perform work. Well developed problem solving and analytical skills required. Must be able to effectively prioritize workload amongst frequent interruptions with competing priorities. Knowledge of current coding rules and guidelines. Must possess a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, disease process and medical terminology. Ability to coordinate work schedule with requirements of position (may include overtime and weekend work).
Days - Variable