Credentialed Coder Analyst

  • Princeton Community Hospital
  • Princeton, NJ, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
PRN Healthcare IT

Job Description

Accountable for conversion of diagnoses and treatment procedures into codes using an international classification of diseases. Requires skill in the sequencing of diagnoses/procedures to optimize reimbursement. Must determine the appropriate sequencing and coding for accurate MSDRG/APC assignment. Must be able to determine present on admission diagnoses. This job has a direct impact on accounts receivable from discharge to billing. Qualifications Required: Knowledge & Experience Certified Coding Specialist or Registered Health Information Technician, or currently enrolled in an approved Training Program. Knowledge and completion of course in Anatomy and physiology Medical record terminology or experience in the medical record field Working technical knowledge of coding software, PC Must be familiar with all medical record and coding requirements Strong knowledge of Coding Clinic and Federal Regulations for assigning appropriate MS-DRGs Maintains a good working relationship within the department, other departments and medical staff Personal Attributes Highly self-motivated and disciplined Keen attention to detail Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills Working technical knowledge of coding software, PC Must be familiar with all medical record and coding requirements Strong knowledge of Coding Clinic and Federal Regulations for assigning proper codes Hospital and or physician office coding experience Maintains a good working relationship within the department, other departments and medical staff   Preferred: Knowledge & Experience Required AHIMA and AAPC training programs. Hospital and or physician's office coding experience

Employment Type

PRN