Coffee Regional Medical Center
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Department: CRH Central Billing Office
Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 20-6601-904
Job Details:
    • Under general supervision and according to established procedures, assigns diagnostic codes to medical record information.
    • Codes professional office and hospital charts under the ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS System.
    • Abstracts required data from practice and hospital abstracting system.
    • The outcome of information gathered is used to determine the practice database and reimbursement of professional fee claims.
    • Responsible for timely review of patient records in order to identify an appropriate selection of codes which will accurately reflect the reason for visit or admission, extent of care received, and level of severity of illness.
    • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • Excellent customer service skills.
      • Reads and understands the English language.
      • Ability to think critically and analytically with little or no supervision
      • Ability to work effectively in situations of high stress and conflict and communicate goals and outcomes.
      • Ability to process information and prioritize
      • Possesses exceptional verbal and written communication skills
      • Possesses independent work habits, is self-reliant and self-directed
      • Ability to learn, adapt, and change as required by the job functions
      • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality of material and information accessed and reviewed
      • Basic computer literacy
      • Ability to move freely, reach, bend, and complete light lifting
      • Ability to use good body mechanics while performing daily job functions and ability to follow specific OSHA guidelines
      • Ability to maintain attendance to meet standard job practices
    • Education
      • High School diploma or GED
      • Equivalent to an associate's degree in medical terminology (with course work in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, disease processes, ICD-10-CM coding and prospective payment) preferred.
    • Licensure
      • None
    • Experience
      • One year experience in ICD-10-Cm and CPT coding in Physician Practices.
      • Certified Professional Coder-CPC or Certified Coding Specialist Physician-CCS-P.

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