Community Health Systems Coder in Palmer, Alaska

Description:

Abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records, charts and documents and assigns appropriate ICD-9 and/or CPT-4 codes to patient records according to established procedures. Works with coding databases and confirms DRG assignments. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

Qualifications

Requires an associate's degree and at least 2 years experience in coding or medical records using ICD and CPT coding systems. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Job: Health Information Management

Organization: Mat-Su Regional Medical Center

Location: AK-Palmer

Requisition ID: 1757296

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.