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Coder III (FT varied) Consolidated

Valley Health System Type Full time Posted 5/4/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/21/2014
NV - Nevada (All) - Las Vegas Referral - n/a -    
  Position Summary:

Description/Purpose of Position:
Responsible for preparing statistical reports, coding diseases and operations according to accepted classification systems and maintaining indices according to established policies and procedures



Requirements

Description/Purpose of Position:
Responsible for preparing statistical reports, coding diseases and operations according to accepted classification systems and maintaining indices according to established policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:
Graduate as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) from an approved program by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Experience:
Minimum 3 years recent Inpatient and Outpatient coding experience required. Coders must have the ability to crossover between all coding types (IP, OP, ASC, ER) and maintain a 95% coding accuracy across the board. -One to three years coding experience in an acute care setting—including inpatient, outpatient and ambulatory surgery.

Technical Skills:
Computer proficiency, analytical skills, ICD 9-CM/CPT coding knowledge.

License/Certification:
CCS required, RHIT/RHIA preferred.

Other:
Demonstrated knowledge of coding procedures, extensive reimbursement system knowledge, written and verbal communication skills. Must possess excellent knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology.


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