Boone County Hospital Coding - Health Information - Full-Time - Days in Boone, Iowa

Requirements

Education/Qualifications:AS, RHT, CPC. Prefer Associate and/or Bachelor's Degree from college or technical school; or combination of education and experience; or two years related experiences and/or training.

Work Experience:Prefer one year as a coding specialist.

Position Summary:Responsible for assignment of appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, and claims processing.

Essential Functions:Maintain performance in compliance with State and Federal laws and consistently demonstrates high standards of business and professional ethics. Reviews medical records for completeness and assigns deficiencies electronically. Abstracts pertinent information from patient records. Assigns ICD-10-CM, HCPCS, or CPT codes as appropriately. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, and pharmacology. Queries physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation in the records is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes. Compiles medical care and census data for statistical reports on types of diseases treated and surgeries performed. Maintains and utilizes variety of health record indexes and storage and retrieval systems. Operates computer to process, store, and retrieve health information. Assists in special studies or research, as needed. Maintains professional growth and development. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding and adheres to the Official Coding Guidelines. Participates in staff meetings and hospitalwide educational programs, as required. Actively supports and participates in performance improvement efforts. Other duties as assigned.

Contact Information

Please fill out an application on our website, or send a resume, or stop into the hospital (Patient Registration) and fill out an application. If questions, please contact:

Linda Majors,Human Resources, lmajors@bchmail.org at 515-433-8448.

Boone County Hospital, 1015 Union Street, Boone, IA 50036.

Date Posted: May 9, 2018

Type: Full-time

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Department: Health Information Management

Position Description: Coding

Status: Full-Time - 40 Hours per Week

Shift: Day

Shift Time Schedule: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Days: Monday thru Friday