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Mitchell County Regional Health Center 0.6 FTE (48 hours in 2 weeks) Coding Specialist #0938 in Osage, Iowa

Qualifications: Courses in medical terminology, ICD-9, ICD-10 and CPT coding, anatomy and physiology. Coding certification preferred. At least two years of relevant health care experience or one year experience in CPT and ICD-10-CM coding systems preferred. Must possess good interpersonal communication skills and be able to interact with a variety of customers including providers. Typing and computer skills. This position reports to the Director of Health Information Management is responsible for reviewing transcribed and/or hand written provider service documentation and from the documentation, assigning accurate CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS codes to either the patient encounter form including accurate evaluation and management codes or on various hospital charge forms and/or directly entering the data in Healthland . Sources of documentation may include office visits, nursing home visits, as well as inpatient, ER, observation, same day surgery and various outpatient hospital visits. Coding Specialists are expected to be able to apply medical necessity criteria and follow up with providers and staff to obtain covered diagnoses as appropriate. The job also involves educating providers and staff on documentation needs for coding and billing guidelines and policies. PTO, IPERS, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Flex Spending Job Start/End Date: 17-May-2021 to Until Filled (CST) Department: Non-Clinical Location: Osage, IA, USA Pay Rate: Pay is dependent on experience and increases with wage credit verification with our base rate being $15.07 Pay Type: Hourly Employment Type: Part Time Shift: Monday-Friday