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Remote Coder II

Rock Hill, MD, SC · Healthcare
"Excellent Medical Facility looking to add a Remote Coder to their team!!!

The Coder II is a full time, non-exempt, remote position reporting to the Coding Manager.

-Assigns codes using ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS level 2 coding classification systems.
-Verifies and abstracts all medical data from the electronic medical record to complete a data abstract on Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery hospital encounters.
-Ensures that all data abstracted and/or coded are in accordance with coding guidelines outlined by JCAHO, CMS, and Corporate policy.
-Reviews appropriate provider documentation to determine principal diagnosis, co-morbidities and complications, secondary conditions and surgical procedures.
-Assigns present on admission (POA) value for inpatient diagnoses.
-ICD-10 trained preferred. Prior experience with 3M encoder and EHR systems (i.e. Cerner) experience preferred. Minimum

-Three or more years of continuous coding experience in an acute care setting required.

Minimum Education:
-Associate degree in Health Information related field required.
-Formal coding education from an accredited program with completion of classes in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, ICD-9-CM (and ICD-10-CM) DRG and CPT coding conventions strongly required.

Required Certifications:
-This position requires a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential in good standing

-Sign-on bonus, availability of working remotely, computer set-up provided including dual-monitors, full benefits package, and ICD-10 education.

COMPENSATION Base Salary - $36,857 to $57,137 

CANDIDATE DETAILS 2+ to 5 years experience Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree"

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