Outpatient Coder I - Abrazo Spine Institute - Abrazo Medical Group
Company: Staff Abrazo Medical Group
Posted on: February 27, 2019
General Summary: The Coder works independently on a daily basis responsible for the abstracting and coding of medical records and assigning codes with a high degree of accuracy. Essential Job Responsibilities: Adheres to and supports the mission, purpose, philosophy, objectives, policies, and procedures of Tenet Physician Resources. Adheres to the Tenet HIPAA Compliance Plan and the Privacy Standards Confidentiality Agreement. Demonstrates support for the Tenet Corporate Compliance Program by being knowledgeable of compliance responsibilities as expressed in the Code of Conduct; adhering to federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and corporate policies and procedures policies that affect his/her specific job functions/responsibilities; and reporting compliance issues/concerns in a timely and appropriate manner. Reviews medical records and physician documentation to code patient charges Assists provider and practice staff with reviewing provider coding as needed Reviews coding denial/edits and appeals/corrects codes Prepares reports as requested Provide training to physicians and staff to improve coding outcomes Adhere to TPR productivity standards and submits daily productive reports Meet TPR accuracy and quality audit standard Additional responsibilities as needed Qualifications: Education: High school diploma/GED with completion coding program preferred Certification: Certified Professional Coding Certificate required Experience: Physician professional coding required with 2 years of experience preferred Performance Requirements: Knowledge: Knowledge of ICD 10 coding guidelines Knowledge of medical terminology Knowledge of billing applications Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the organization to complete coding tasks within compliance of the federal, state, insurance and organization regulations. Skills: Skill in multi-tasking. Skill in customer service. Skill in computer hardware and software use. Skill in verbal and written communication. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives. Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, policy-making bodies, third-party payers, patients, and the public. Skill in organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives. Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental policies and procedures. Abilities: Ability to multi-task, manage details and organize efficiently and effectively. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures. Ability to set priorities among multiple requests. Ability to interact with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively. Ability to use EMR, other relevant computer hardware and software, telephone, copier, fax machine and other standard medical office equipment. Job: Medical Coding Primary Location: Goodyear, Arizona Facility: Staff Abrazo Medical Group Job Type: Full-time Shift Type: Days Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant s or employee s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.PandoLogic.Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Medical Coder
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