MED RECORDS CODER I

  • Charleston, WV
  • Posted: September 11, 2019
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Summary

  • Basic Description
    • Evaluate patients records, work to resolve inaccurate charges, and assign appropriate diagnoses & procedure codes using the coding systems according to HIPPA regulations. Abstract pertinent data from patients' clinical records. Review records for reimbursement purposes and to ensure quality control.
  • Specialized Knowledge, Experience and Skills
    (Education, Experience and Skills required to fully perform the requirements of the position)
    • Degree / Education
      • High School Diploma/GED
    • Level of Experience
      • None
      • **must pass coding knowledge test; see comments
    • Lic./Cert./Reg.
      • All licensure must be current/valid and from the state of West Virginia.
    • Typing/Word Processing skills required for this position
    • Computer Skills required for this position
      • Microsoft office
      • FAMILIARITY OF BASIC PC SKILLS
    • Other Required Areas of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
      • ANALYTICAL SKILLS
      • APPLIES KNOWLEDGE TO NEW
      • SITUATIONS
      • CUSTOMER SERVICE
      • DECISION MAKING
      • EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
      • FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE
      • HANDLE MULTIPLE ASSIGNMENTS
      • JUDGEMENT
      • KEYBOARDING
      • MATH SIMPLE
      • ORGANIZATION
      • PROBLEM SOLVING
      • TEAMWORK
      • VERBAL COMMUNICATION
      • WORK INDEPENDENTLY
      • WRITTEN COMMUNICATION
    • Acceptable SUBSTITUTIONS (if any)
    • Patient Group Knowledge (Only applies to positions with direct patient contact)
      • The employee must possess/obtain (by the end of the orientation period) and demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide developmentally appropriate assessment, treatment or care as defined by the department’s identified patient ages. Specifically the employee must be able to demonstrate competency in: 1) ability to obtain and interpret information in terms of patient needs; 2) knowledge of growth and development; and 3) understanding of the range of treatment needed by the patients.
    • Assigns work to or supervises others
    • Competency Statement
      • Must demonstrate competency through an initial orientation and ongoing competency validation to independently perform tasks and additional duties as specified in the job description and the unit/department specific competency checklist.
    • Minimum Requirement Comments
      • Must score 70% on Medical Terminology & 70% on Anatomy & Physiology.
      • Must achieve a rating of exceeds standard at both the midyear and the annual appraisal to advance to a Code II position, along with 1 yr experience.
  • Physical Requirements
    (Essential physical requirements)
    • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • VISION
      • HAND COORDINATION
      • ARM COORDINATION
      • HEARING
      • KNEELING
      • SQUATTING
      • CROUCHING/STOOPING
      • TWIST UPPER BODY
    • Activities Requiring Time
      • Sitting - 4 hr
    • Lifting
      • Up to 10 lbs - Seldom
    • Pushing
      • Up to 10 lbs - Seldom
    • Reaching / Pulling
      • Up to 10 lbs - Seldom
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