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In-Patient Coder Level III - Remote Work Possible

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
Egg Harbor, NJ 08232
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    117321636
AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Egg Harbor Twp, NJ

POSITION SHIFT: Days

POSITION STATUS: Full-Time

REQ_NUM: 07-25138

Department: Health Information Mgmt Mainld

Hours Per Week 37.5

Holidays Required? No

Job Category: *All Full Time Jobs

Location: Egg Harbor Twp

Weekends Required? No


POSITION SUMMARY

The role of the Coder Inpatient Level III is to interact extensively with the physician and others members of the health care team to facilitate the improvement in the overall quality, completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation. This will support the appropriate clinical picture and level of severity of the patient while providing accurate and complete information that is utilized in the medical record and core measure abstraction and coding process to obtain appropriate reimbursement. This position will also be responsible for coordinating and providing education to all physicians and other clinicians related to compliant documentation responsibilities and coding and abstraction issues. This position will identify opportunities for documentation improvement to ensure accuracy and completeness of documentation used for measuring and reporting physician and hospital outcomes (e.g. patient safety indicators (PSI) and hospital acquired conditions (HAC). The Coder Inpatient Level III will collaborate as necessary with other disciplines as necessary to communicate these opportunities for referral to the appropriate performance improvement committee for resolution. This position will primarily review inpatient medical records using nationally recognized guidelines assure accurate and complete documentation of diagnoses and procedures and DRG assignment. The Coder Inpatient Level III will demonstrate understanding of complications, co-morbidities, severity of illness, risk of mortality, case mix index, MS-DRG, APR-DRG, secondary diagnosis, and risk-adjustment methodologies, and impact of procedures on the final DRG .

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: High School diploma required. Associate of Science Degree in Health Information Technology preferred. RHIA preferred. Successful completion of a college based coding program or college based coding certificate program preferred (AHIMA-approved preferred).

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) required.

Knowledge of Core Measures, HAC, and AHRQ PSI/Harm Measures preferred.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5 years inpatient acute care coding (recent hands on production) experience required. Proficiency in Clinical and Business Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.

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Coder Inpatient Level III

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

Demonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This active position requires the ability to work in a busy patient care area. Near visual acuity, long periods of visually examining documents and electronic files, and skilled use of multiple computer applications required. The Health Data Integrity Specialist works independently and autonomously with minimal supervision. Critical thinking and strong customer services skills required and manage daily work duties accurately and efficiently

The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

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<b>AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center</b><br/><br/>All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.<br/><br/><br/>Egg Harbor Twp, NJ<br/><br/><b>POSITION SHIFT: </b>Days<br/><br/><b>POSITION STATUS: </b>Full-Time<br/><br/><b>REQ_NUM: </b>07-25138<br/><br/><b>Department: </b>Health Information Mgmt Mainld<br/><br/><b>Hours Per Week </b>37.5<br/><br/><b>Holidays Required? </b>No<br/><br/><b>Job Category: </b>*All Full Time Jobs<br/><br/><b>Location: </b>Egg Harbor Twp<br/><br/><b>Weekends Required? </b>No<br/><br/><br/>POSITION SUMMARY<br><br>The role of the Coder Inpatient Level III is to interact extensively with the physician and others members of the health care team to facilitate the improvement in the overall quality, completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation. This will support the appropriate clinical picture and level of severity of the patient while providing accurate and complete information that is utilized in the medical record and core measure abstraction and coding process to obtain appropriate reimbursement. This position will also be responsible for coordinating and providing education to all physicians and other clinicians related to compliant documentation responsibilities and coding and abstraction issues. This position will identify opportunities for documentation improvement to ensure accuracy and completeness of documentation used for measuring and reporting physician and hospital outcomes (e.g. patient safety indicators (PSI) and hospital acquired conditions (HAC). The Coder Inpatient Level III will collaborate as necessary with other disciplines as necessary to communicate these opportunities for referral to the appropriate performance improvement committee for resolution. This position will primarily review inpatient medical records using nationally recognized guidelines assure accurate and complete documentation of diagnoses and procedures and DRG assignment. The Coder Inpatient Level III will demonstrate understanding of complications, co-morbidities, severity of illness, risk of mortality, case mix index, MS-DRG, APR-DRG, secondary diagnosis, and risk-adjustment methodologies, and impact of procedures on the final DRG . <br><br>QUALIFICATIONS<br><br>EDUCATION: High School diploma required. Associate of Science Degree in Health Information Technology preferred. RHIA preferred. Successful completion of a college based coding program or college based coding certificate program preferred (AHIMA-approved preferred).<br><br>LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) required. <br><br>Knowledge of Core Measures, HAC, and AHRQ PSI/Harm Measures preferred. <br><br>EXPERIENCE: Minimum 5 years inpatient acute care coding (recent hands on production) experience required. Proficiency in Clinical and Business Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.<br><br>Page 2<br><br>Coder Inpatient Level III<br><br>PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS<br><br>Demonstrates the technical competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.<br><br>WORK ENVIRONMENT<br><br>This active position requires the ability to work in a busy patient care area. Near visual acuity, long periods of visually examining documents and electronic files, and skilled use of multiple computer applications required. The Health Data Integrity Specialist works independently and autonomously with minimal supervision. Critical thinking and strong customer services skills required and manage daily work duties accurately and efficiently<br><br>The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.<br/><br/> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/Ma1M2VCD2AkLUoMyuQ7rl"> <p>PI117321636</p>
Posted: 2020-01-22 Expires: 2020-02-23

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