Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 4:56 AM
Job DutiesUnder general direction of the Coding Supervisor, this position codes diagnosis and procedures for assigned cases. In performing the coding requirements this position is required to utilize knowledge of UCLA, AHA - Coding Clinic, and AMA - CPT Assistant guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathological basis of disease, documented treatment and procedures. Assigns ICD-9-CM and CPT codes for patient receiving services at Ronal Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center. Correctly assigns DRG for patient accounts to assure accurate reimbursement and the highest quality data possible. Abstracts all coded data in a timely and accurate manner into the abstracting system. Has a working knowledge of all State and National reporting requirementsJob QualificationsEducation: Associate in Health Information Science or Bachelors in Health Information Management or Completion of courses in ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding from an accredited coding program or comparable level of education preferred.Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience with inpatient acute care coding and outpatient surgical/ambulatory care coding. Proficiency in ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding with excellent working knowledge of the DRG and APC payment methodologies, AHA Coding Clinic and CPT assistant. Experience working with Epic preferred. Licensure / Certification: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); or eligible required. Other: Demonstrated ability to work with all internal and external customers in a professional manner. Ability to assist in orientation and training of new employees.
• Location: Susanville, Westwood
• Post ID: 8817912 susanville