Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Reviews and evaluates hospital outpatient medical record documentation to assign, sequence, edit and/or validate the appropriate ICD-10-CM and HCPCS/CPT codes. Performs coding and/or code validation across OUMS. Applies all appropriate coding guidelines and criteria for code selections. Adheres to Company policies and procedures for the assignment of complete, accurate, timely, and consistent codes for diagnoses and procedures.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Using, ICD-10-CM and/or HCPCS/CPT, primarily assigns, validates, and/or edits codes the following patient types:
Same day surgery (SDC)
Outpatient Cardiac Cath
As needed, may also assign, validate, and/or edit codes for the following patient types:
Emergency department (ED)
Clinical (CLI) records, and/or
Provider Office Visit (POV)
Assigns, validates, and/or edits procedure categories, modifiers (when applicable)
Maintains or exceeds established productivity standards
Maintains or exceeds established accuracy standards
Initiates, validates, and/or edits physician queries in compliance with Company policy where appropriate
Reviews all official data quality standards, coding guidelines, Company policies and procedures, and clinical/medical resources to assure coding knowledge and skills remain current
Utilizes the complete medical record documentation in code assignment, validation, and/or editing of codes
Follows all applicable coding guidance in assigning, sequencing, validation, and/or editing of codes
Meets all educational requirements as stated in current Company policy
Practices and adheres to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: High School graduate or GED equivalent required, undergraduate (associates or bachelors) degree in HIM/HIT preferred.
Experience: One (1) year acute care observation and/or same day surgery hospital outpatient coding experience required.
Licensure/Certifications/Registrations Required: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CPC required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Coding Technical Skills- ICD-10-CM, HCPCS/CPT-4, and APCs.
Analytical Skills – effective evaluation, synthesis and use of information gathered.
Organization – establishing courses of action to ensure that work is completed efficiently; proactively prioritizes assignments and keen ability to multi-task.
Communication – communicates clearly and concisely.
Customer Orientation – establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations.
Policies & Procedures – articulates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems.
PC Skills – demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required.
Quality Orientation – accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
Work Independently – is self-supporting; not needing to rely on others to complete a job.
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OU Medicine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.
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