Codes hospital Inpatient and Outpatient medical records. Assigns ICD-9-CM and CCD-10-CM diagnosis and procedure codes along with CPT surgical codes to ensure accurate and timely statistics while supporting the financial stability of the organization. Ensures compliance with reimbursement requirements including Prospective Payment System.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High School education required. College level degree preferred. Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology required. Good understanding of pharmacology and pathophysiology preferred. Extensive knowledge of organization, structure and conventions of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding systems required DRG / APC assignment.
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Three to five years Inpatient/ Surgical Day Care coding required in a teaching facility. MS DRG coding experience required.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: CCS certification or RHIA or RHIT registration required.
INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with medical staff, Business Office and Quality Management Staff.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to perform all physical activities associated with filing and medical records retrieval.
Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position and its location.
Job: Medical Coding
Primary Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Facility: Saint Vincent Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��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.
Internal Number: 2005038598
About Saint Vincent Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.