Assign diagnosis and procedure codes and to inpatient Medical/Surgical cases and DRG payer medical records. Assign diagnosis and surgical codes using ICD-9-CM/ ICD-10-CM codes in order to provide billing/reimbursement and statistical information. Ensure the accurate selection of the principal diagnosis and procedure and all other significant diagnoses and procedures. Abstract hospital-defined data from records for data collection purposes. Ensure compliance with official guidelines (ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, Coding Clinic), AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding and Tenet guidelines. Bonus based on eligibility
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Certification, Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 2 - 5 years coding experience
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CIC
SPECIAL SKILLS: The interpersonal skills necessary to interact with all levels of department personnel, other departments, physicians and individuals from outside the Hospital. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in inpatient and/or outpatient coding. Must be able to use standard office equipment and information systems. Ability to interact with other employees through effective communication. Ability to prioritize and shift workloads to ensure departmental goals for revenue cycle goals.
Job: Medical Coding
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Region
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: 2005037128
About Abrazo Region
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.