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HIM - Remote Outpatient Coding Consultant in Nashville, TN at CIOX Health

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Job Description

Our people, process and technology give healthcare organizations an HIM edge. If you share our commitment to providing service that is second-to-none, we invite you to join our team of industry leading HIM specialists, healthcare veterans and thought-leaders nationwide. If you are passionate about
what you do, then you belong with the leading provider of full suite HIM solutions.

CIOX Health Coding/HIM Consulting/EMR Abstraction Division is looking for HIM professionals to join our rapidly growing team! We are currently hiring Remote Outpatient coders for full-time employment opportunities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Reviews medical records and assigns accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Assigns and sequences codes accurately based on medical record documentation
  • Assigns the appropriate discharge disposition
  • Abstracts and enters the coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements
  • Communicates documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution
  • Maintains 95% coding accuracy rate and 95% accuracy rate for APC assignment and maintains site designated productivity standards
  • Responsible for tracking continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials
  • Attend CIOX Health sponsored education meetings/in-services
  • Demonstrate initiative and judgment in performance of job responsibilities
  • Communicate with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues
  • Function in a professional, efficient and positive manner
  • Adhere to the American Health Information Management Associations code of ethics.
  • Must be customer-service focused and exhibit professionalism, flexibility, dependability and desire to learn
  • High complexity of work function and decision making
  • Strong organizational and teamwork skills
  • Willing and able to travel when necessary if applicable
  • Must have excellent communications skills- email and verbal
  • Reports to work as scheduled
  • Complies with all HIM Division Policies
  • Expected to frequently use the following equipment: Desktop PC or thin client, phone (with voice mail), fax machine, and other general office equipment.

Job Requirements

  • Associate or Bachelor degree from AHIMA certified HIM Program or Nursing Program or completion of certificate program with CCS, CPC or CCSP.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in the English language.
  • One to five years of coding experience in a hospital and/or coding consulting role.
  • Experience in computerized encoding and abstracting software
  • Passing annual Introductory HIPAA examination and other assigned testing to be given annually in accordance with employee review

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