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Coder Position
Category:Administrative Support
Location:Health Information Services
Summary:Part-time, 8:00AM-4:30PM, 32 hours per week, flexible days, Monday-Friday
Primary Duties: Responsible for reading and interpreting health record documentation to identify all diagnoses and procedures that affect the current inpatient stay/outpatient encounter. Applies knowledge of anatomy/physiology, clinical disease processes, pharmacology, and diagnostic/procedural terminology to assign accurate numeric codes to diagnoses and procedures. Abstracts/reports required data elements in accordance with the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS). Requires employees to demonstrate initial and annual competencies in order to remain the position. Performs other duties as assigned by management. Maintains strict confidentiality in all phases of work.
Minimum Requirements: High School diploma required. A.A. degree in Health Informatin Technology preferred.Must demonstrate competency in ICD-9-CM and CPT coding. Computer experience required. Coder certification required. Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Associate (CCA) for Hospitals.

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