ED Clinical Coding Specialist
- November, 13 2013
- December, 16 2013
- Job Type
- Mount Nittany Health
- Health Information Management
- Mount Nittany Medical Center
- Full Time
Graduate of an approved Health Information Management Technology program. Will also consider graduates of Medical Secretarial program with current, acute care experience with ICD-9-CM, CPT, DRG, and APC coding rules and methodologies with credential or eligible for credentialing. No previous work experience is required. Must have knowledge of the assigned third parties' billing requirements: Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross, Commercial, HMO, MVA, OVR, MH/MR & Workman’s Compensation. Demonstrates knowledge of diagnostic and procedural terminology, medical terminology and disease processes (anatomy and physiology). Self motivated individual with personal integrity to organize work and work independently. Possesses typing skills with basic knowledge of computer operations. Demonstrates communication skills necessary to approach the medical staff, hospital personnel, ancillary department etc. for any clarifications regarding record questions or problems utilizing coding rules and principles. Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credentials, Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or other relevant credential, relevant experience, preferred. RHIT and/or CCS credential is required within one (1) year of the hire/transfer date. Once credentialed, maintains Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) credentials and/or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or other relevant credential by completing continuing education requirements.
Internal and external recruitment will occur simultaneously.
Monday - Friday; Daylight Flexible schedule
No weekends / holidays
INTERNAL CANDIDATES: Please submit your bid by clicking on the APPLY button no later than 12:00 Noon, on the closing date. (Include Name; Phone #; Current Position & Dept; Transfer date if within the last year; Active Discipline; PCN # of position applying for; State how you meet the qualifications for this position). Please direct all quesitons to Human Resources: 814.234.6143.
Job Expired 12/16/2013