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Northern Arizona Healthcare Coder 2 in Flagstaff, Arizona

The Coder 2 electronically records, stores, and reports on reams of data. S/He is responsible for coding of encounters which may include: outpatient, emergency room, and professional services. Coders will need to apply a broad knowledge of procedure coding, diagnosis coding, medical terminology and anatomy/physiology. Coder Proficiency: CPT/HCPCS/ICD-10 CM

Communication

  • Works in collaboration with physicians, in tracking un-coded charts and identify opportunities to properly complete coding assignments.

  • Works closely with provider and clinical staff to ensure proper charge capture, sufficient documentation and proper code assignment.

  • Mentors and trains other coders in the department.

Data integrity

  • Review medical record to abstract proper code assignment.

  • Assign ICD-10 CM/PCS codes to outpatient, emergency room, and professional services.

  • Apply accurate procedure coding, diagnosis coding, medical terminology and anatomy/physiology.

  • Assist in maintenance of medical record integrity/documentation improvement opportunities.

Compliance/Safety

  • Responsible for reporting any safety-related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety-related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

  • Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employee's area of responsibility.

  • If required for the position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

  • Completes all company mandatory modules and required job-specific training in the specified time frame.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all department, patient, and coding matters.

  • Stays current with medical terminology and human anatomy.

  • Meets industry standard measures of productivity and accuracy.

Education:

High School Diploma or GED- Required

Associates Degree or Diploma School Program- Preferred

Certification & Licensures:

CPC/CSS/CCA/RHIT/RHIA/CPMA- Required

ICD-10 CM/PCS- Required

Experience:

1-2 years experience- Required

Requisition ID: 2020-7566

Street: 1200 N, Beaver St.

Full Name: First Last: ALLISON GREGG

Email Address: Allison.gregg@nahealth.com

Shift: Days

Telecommute: Yes

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