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Coder II - HIM

Company: Driscoll Children's Hospital
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

General Purpose of Job:Assign ICD and CPT codes to all inpatient and outpatient medical records in accordance with the department's established accuracy and productivity requirementsEssential Duties and Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; employees will perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and/or hospital administration as required

  • Maintains utmost level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Adheres to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates business practices and personal actions that are ethical and adhere to corporate compliance and integrity guidelines.
  • Reviews the medical record and assigns the appropriate ICD and CPT codes.
  • Codes inpatient and outpatient records.
  • Monitors the "uncoded DNB" work queue.
  • Codes records in a timely manner.
  • Maintains satisfactory coding productivity performance.
  • Abstracts data into the patient abstract fields.
  • Prints coding summary reports for inpatient records.
  • Responds to coding requests from internal and external customers, i.e. business office, physician office.
  • Requests diagnosis from physician's office as needed.
  • Participates in attending educational programs, hospital and departmental staff meeting.
  • Performs other duties as required by Operations Manager and/or Director.Education and/or Experience:
    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • 3 -5 years experience of coding in an acute care hospital setting preferred.
      Classification:Full-time Regular (72+ hrs/pp)Work Schedule:Days

Keywords: Driscoll Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi , Coder II - HIM, Other , Corpus Christi, Texas

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