EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL:
A. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum of two years' experience required in coding evaluation and management services and procedures. OR One year experience in chart auditing with Provider/Clinic Staff education. OR Minimum of one year of outpatient coding experience...assigning ICD-10-CM and CPT codes to outpatient records including but not limited to diagnostic, procedural and E/M codes is REQUIRED.
B. SPECIALIZED OR TECHNICAL EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: • High school diploma/equivalent is required. Associate's degree or higher is preferred. • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC, or CPC-A is required.
CPC-A will be evaluated based on an internal testing method (AHIMA-Based Coding Test). A passing grade of 80% must be achieved.
Successful completion of Basic Coding Course, Medical Terminology Course, and Basic Human Anatomy. Working knowledge of computers and keyboards. Must be polite and able to promote positive public relations with medical staff, co-workers and any other persons within the health system.
C. MANUAL OR PHYSICAL SKILL REQUIRED: • Must have good visual acuity to determine quality of work. • Must have good hearing acuity to answer phones.
D. PHYSICAL EFFORT REQUIRED: • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Strength: Sedentary Push: Occasionally Pull: Occasionally Carry: Occasionally Lift: Occasionally Sit: Frequently Stand: Occasionally Walk: Occasionally