PD Health Information Coder - Health Information - Variable at Careers
Job Description & Salary Range
UC Title: PD Health Information CoderPosition Number: 10005986Reports to: Manager, CodingWorking Title: PD Health Information CoderCost Center: Health Information (8701)Bargaining Unit: EXFLSA: NonexemptJob Code: 4741Date Created: 11/05/2019Shift: Day ShiftHours: 10.00
Position Summary: The Coder III performs abstracting and coding, using ICD-9 CM and CPT, on all inpatient visits at UCI Medical Center. The purpose of this position is to apply the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, and claims processing. Accounts are coded utilizing the 3M encoder and SMS/Invision computer systems for coding and data entry. Additional duties include preparing and compiling daily, weekly and monthly production reports, participating in departmental PI projects, and performing related duties as assigned to meet operational needs.
Rate Minimum $41.97 Midpoint $45.06 Maximum $48.15
Required Qualifications: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in the department and across the Health SystemAbility to work independently and be a self starterCredentialed as CCS, CCS-P, CPC, or CPC-HKnowledge of ICD-9 CM and CPT codingKnowledge of anatomy and physiology, disease process and medical terminologyMinimum 1.5 years of acute hospital, inpatient coding experience or 1 year of Coder Trainee experienceSkill to effectively assign codesSkill, knowledge and ability essential to the successful performance of the job dutiesUser level experience using personal computers, particularly with encoding, abstracting and prospective payment grouper systems
Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
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