Health Information Mgmt RHIT
The coder assures quality and timely submission of demographic and diagnostic information for data retrieval and reimbursement. The position performs retrospective coding of diagnoses/procedures for all inpatient and outpatient records . Concurrent coding is performed for the Rehabilitation Unit to assist with timely filing of information needed for their respective payment systems. In addition, the coders monitor and process appeals on external DRG inquiries or outpatient coding changes and follow-up as needed. Assistance with other department needs is provided. An important and ongoing responsibility is the coding of diagnoses/procedures utilizing the current regulated Disease and Procedure Classification System(s). The position also assists with monitoring completion of final diagnoses to facilitate timely claim submission.
REQUIREMENTS: 02-12-13 (2551) 80hrs/pay period Health Information Management
Minimum Education and Experience: Prefer Associates Degree in Health Information Science from an accredited program in health information OR Certification in Coding. 1 years of current coding experience in a hospital setting. Knowledge of various computer software. Required Registration License/Certification: Registration as R.H.I.A or Accreditation as R.H.I.T. OR Certification as a Certified Coding Specialist
Qualified applicants please apply on line at http://www.srhc.com/careers/