CLINICAL CODING SPECIALIST

Location
Chesapeake, VA:Elizabeth City, NC:Hampton, VA:Portsmouth, VA:Norfolk, VA:Newport News, VA
Posted
Jul 12, 2016
Closes
May 12, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Healthcare is recruiting for a full-time Clinical Coding Specialist. Position would require residence in either Virginia or North Carolina. With this position, candidate may have the opportunity to work from home. careerconnection

Codes complex inpatient records to include Trauma Level I, transplant, and multiple complex surgical procedures. Reviews clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS and CPT-4 codes for hospital reimbursement, mortality & morbidity outcomes, governmental compliance, research & statistical, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance. Accurately codes complex inpatient encounter diagnoses, procedures and/or modifiers supported by health information record documentation per ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS official coding guidelines for coding and reporting. Abstracts, codes and assigns necessary demographic and clinical data elements required for inpatient records. Reviews charge capture of complex cardiac procedures for accuracy. As necessary, consults or queries the physician for additional information or clarification of diagnoses, co-morbid/secondary conditions, and procedures.

Education Level
Associate's Level Degree - HEALTH ADMINISTRATION - Experience in lieu of education: Yes

Experience
Required: Coding - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
Required: Cert Coding Specialist

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Coding, Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Time Management

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Minimum of 3 years of inpatient coding experience in a hospital setting requires. Certified Coding Specialists (CCS) required. Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) preferred.

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