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Coder III
 
 
 
Company: Makro Group   Category: Other
Date Posted: 06-26-14   Location: Arizona - Phoenix
Job Status:Full Time Education:High School Diploma
Salary:$42,000 - $60,000   
 
 
Company is committed to giving culturally appropriate, sensitive medical care and helping our patients live healthier lives.
Company difference goes far beyond incredible capabilities - it's the feeling of togetherness among the staff and volunteers, the sense that the work we're doing is important and meaningful.

Job Summary:

• Assign diagnostic and procedure codes to patient medical records. Generally, performs coding on all types of cases.
• Position can be specialized to code inpatient cases, but must be able to code all patient types.
• Coding all ICD-9-CM, CPT-4, Diagnosis and Procedure Codes related to a patient’s admission in order to provide billing and statistical information.
• Position must possess a clear understanding of APC, APR DRG, MS DRG’s, MCC and CC information.
• Position may be used to assist with training and mentoring new coding staff.


Job Requirements:

• Requires a High School diploma or GED.
• Completion of a certificate course appropriate to support responsibilities.
• Requires a minimum of three to five (3-5) years of acute care coding experience.
• Working knowledge of outpatient coding requirements.
• Employee will be expected to pass a coding exam prior to hire.
• Must have current Certification as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).
• Must have an expert understanding of computer applications.
• Must have knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, surgical terminology, pharmacological terminology, patient care documentation terminology, ICD-9-CM and CPT codes.
• Requires expert knowledge of automated encoder system.
• Must have the analytical ability necessary to interpret data contained in records and to assign appropriate codes and the visual acuity necessary to read and decipher handwriting.
• Must also have knowledge of ICD9 coding systems and MS Diagnostic-Related Groups and APC’s.
• Must be able to communicate effectively and have excellent customer service skills.
• Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Certifications:
• Must have current Certification as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).
 
 
 
 
 
Contact Information
Company: Makro Group
Address: Newark, New Jersey
 
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