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Remote Coding Specialist

St. Joseph Health System Type Full time Posted 11/21/2013
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Remote Coding Specialist                                                                                                                                                                               St. Joseph Health System                                                                                                                                                                Bryan, TX

The Remote Coding Specialist reviews medical records to determine the principle diagnoses and relevant procedures and accurately assigns ICD-9-CM, CPT and other codes to records in accordance with established guidelines.  Utilizes technical coding principles and MS-DRG reimbursement expertise to assign appropriate ICD-9CM diagnoses and procedures.  Codes and abstracts diagnoses and/or procedures for inpatient and outpatient cases.  Resolves errors/pre-bill edits associated with billing process. Serves as a resource person for the Health Information Management (HIM) Department as well to other entities within the St. Joseph Health System.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Certified Coding (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC-H) or Certified Professional Coder certification from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
  • Three (3) years of experience with coding and/or reimbursement activities preferred

The St. Joseph Health System consists of a regional Level II Trauma Center, three critical access hospitals, a free-standing emergency center, four walk-in express care clinics, two nursing homes, a rehabilitation center, and a medical group with eighteen physician clinics throughout the service area.  

Ranked third in Kiplinger’s 10 Great Places to Live, 2013, Bryan-College Station represents a cultural, economic and educational powerhouse brimming with Texas hospitality and steeped in tradition. The area is known for its highly educated workforce, exemplary public school systems, low crime, acres of outdoor recreation, excellent hospitals and affordable cost of living.

Beyond the advantage of advanced resources and exceptional skill is a determination not only to help solve critical problems, but also to help every person achieve the full potential of mind, body and spirit. That’s the St. Joseph difference.

St. Joseph offers a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a workplace that reflects the values of our Franciscan mission. To apply, visit our website: www.st-joseph.jobs

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