Coder/Abstractor 80118813302

Job Description

Performs the essential duties and responsibilities and the primary function of Coder/Abstrator.  Identifies and codes hospital medical records for the purpose of continuing patient care, reimbursement, and research in accordance with coding and reimbursement guidelines.  Codes diagnosis(es), operations(s), and procedures(s) using the ICD-9-CM and CPT coding classification systems.  Codes all Inpatient, Outpatient, Observation, Same Day Surgery, Emergency Room, and Urgent Care medical records for billing purposes and data retrieval.  Abstracts relevant clinical and demographic information from the medical records using the hospital’s abstracting system and in accordance with established policies and procedures. Responsible for solving practical problems dealing with a variety of issues and interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.  Demonstrates clerical knowledge and judgement necessary to complete the job responsibilities.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

·         Complies with the ICD-9-CM and CPT coding conventions and guidelines in the Coding Clinic and demonstrates a complete understanding of the coding convention.

·         Complies with the UHDDS definitions of principal diagnosis, secondary diagnosis, principal procedure and secondary procedures

·         Participates in coding meetings and education conferences in order to main coding accuracy.

·         Abstracts relevant clinical data and demographic information from the medical record.

·         Minimum Productivity Standard: Inpatient Charts=4 per hour; Observation/Same Day Surgery Charts= 6 per hour; Outpatient/Lab/Xray/Series Charts=20 per hour; ER Charts=20 per hour.

 

Requirements

·         A mental development equivalent to a high school graduate, capable of solving practical problems dealing with a variety of variables.

·         Prefer six months to one year previous experience in the Health Information Management Department or related clinical setting.

·          Prefer CCS or RHIT Certification.

·          Computer keyboarding experience and clerical experience

Company Overview

Midland Memorial Hospital, the only non-for-profit hospital in Midland County, Texas was established by prominent community leaders with one mission: “to make quality healthcare available to all residents of Midland County”.

Contact Information

Midland Memorial Hospital
400 Rosalind Redfern Grover Parkway
Midland TX 79701
Office: (432) 221-4682
Fax: (432) 221-4654

Date Posted:
5/23/2014
Location:
Midland Memorial Hospital Main Campus
Midland, Texas
Type:
Full-Time
Category:
Health Information Management
Shift:
Day