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Inpatient Coder III Full Time Days 8hr HIM Coding Dept.

Company: Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 95% Accuracy Rate for Complex Acute Inpatient, Trauma Cases, Cardiac, Thoracic, Neurosurgery, and NICU.
  • Codes Inpatient, using the electronic medical records systems according to Tenet productivity standard per coding type.
  • Revenue Cycle Process for an average 2.00 DNFC.
  • After review, makes the appropriate determination of placing cases on "HOLD" based on documentation & coding guidelines with an average 98% accuracy/appropriateness rate.
  • Performs the Query process effectively, making appropriate effort to work closely with physicians timely for clarification, following-up on pending cases, and making the appropriate annotations in the system.
  • Knowledgeable in using coding reference materials, to include Coding Clinic, CPT Assistant, AHIMA, Coding Alerts, Tenet Coding Policies and other reference material on Coding Compliance Share Point.
  • Ensures compliance with the Coding Queue process whereby charts in the high dollar Queues are coded first, with the oldest accounts coded first and when coding from the low dollar Queues that the oldest accounts are coded first. Ensures that under no reason should more current or recent dated charts be coded first when there are accounts from prior days in the Queues, unless you are in the high dollar Queues. Ensures that under no circumstance are charts selected for coding. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Required: 5 years coding experience Minimum Education: CCS Certification, Associates Degree or Bachelor's degree Required Licenses Certifications: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC, or CIC (Credentials Required)

Keywords: Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Palm Springs , Inpatient Coder III Full Time Days 8hr HIM Coding Dept., Other , Palm Springs, California

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