Responsible for timely review of patient records in order to identify an appropriate selection of ICD-10-CM/CPT codes that will accurately reflect the reason for admission, extent of care received and level of severity of illness. Responsible for insuring that all date elements required for federal and state reporting are collected and included in the patientï¿½s demographic record. Accounts for each inpatient and outpatient records in order that all are coded. Enters coded data into computer to facilitate the billing process.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (including required licenses/certifications, education and job knowledge/experience):
Associate Degree with training in Coding preferred
RHIA, RHIT or CCS preferred or completion of ICD-10 coding program
2-3 years coding experience preferred
Previous experience as a Coder in a hospital setting
Detail-oriented. Analytical. Logical
Computer literate, familiar with Microsoft Office
Ability to read medical records and physicianï¿½s handwriting
Able to sit at the computer for an extended period of time
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with daily, weekly and monthly deadlines
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
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: 2005041908
About Palmetto General Hospital
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.