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Hospital Medicine Coder

Company: TeamHealth
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

This position offers Remote Work Opportunities!! Join a team of dynamic, results oriented professionals! Named among "The World's Most Admired Companies" by Fortune MagazineNamed among "America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies" by Forbes magazineNamed among "Great Places to Work" by Becker's Hospital Review

  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Ability to work remotely after onsite training completed
  • Convenience market on site
  • Benefit Eligibility (Medical/Dental/Vision/Life) the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • 401K program (Discretionary matching funds available)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Referral Program
  • Dental plans & Vision plans
  • GENEROUS Personal time off
  • Eight Paid Holidays per year
  • Quarterly incentive plans
  • Casual dress code
  • Free Parking
  • Employee of the month awards with monetary gift and parking space
  • Training Programs
  • Fitness Center
  • Awesome Facility with terrific amenities
  • Wellness programs
  • Flexible work scheduleJOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW: This position is responsible for assigning ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and CPT-4 procedure codes to patient records from client hospitals. This job entails scanning for accuracy and completeness of records. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Assign appropriate level and procedure codes using the CPT-4 manual and criteria established Base Point Billing Center. Assign appropriate diagnosis codes using ICD-10-CM code book to hospital visits.
    • Review and code a minimum of 18 charts per hour.
    • Report coding problems or irregularities to Medical Coding Manager.
    • Exercises knowledge of medical terminology and physiological systems, as well as Medicare coding rules and regulations.
    • Attend company meetings, weekly meetings, and workshops/seminars as scheduled.
    • Read all memos, bulletins, updates, and educational material supplied and be responsible for the content.
    • Performance of other non-essential duties that may be requested by the Manager or Director. QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:
      • High school diploma or equivalent;
      • CPC or RHIT preferred;
      • Minimum one (1) year experience in medical coding and/or medical terminology and billing experience;
      • Good data entry and computer skills;
      • Good communication skills;
      • Ability to work overtime as needed.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
          • Job performed in a semi-quiet setting
          • Prolonged sitting
          • Extensive telephone use
          • Occasional lifting or carryingThis position may require manual dexterity and/or frequent use of the computer, telephone, 10-key, calculator, office machines (copier, scanner, fax) and/or the ability to perform repetitive motions and/or meet production standards to comply with the essential functions. Also, may require physical and/or mental stamina to work overtime, additional hours beyond a regular schedule and/or more than five days per week. DISCLAIMER: Cooperative, positive, courteous and professional behavior and conduct is an essential function of every position. All employees must be able to work with others beyond giving and receiving instructions. This includes getting along with co-workers, peers and management without exhibiting behavior extremes. Job functions may require personal leadership skills such as conflict resolution, negotiating, instructing, persuading, speaking with others as well as responding appropriately to job performance feedback from the supervisor. Additionally, the information contained in this job description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

Keywords: TeamHealth, Lexington , Hospital Medicine Coder, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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