Administrative – Certified Outpatient Coder – OP/IP Coder

Administrative – Certified Outpatient Coder – OP/IP Coder

Healthcare – Certified Coder OP/IP


Position Type: Administrative
Specialty Unit: Certified Coder OP/IP
Location:  Las Cruces, NM
Shift: Days
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent 

 
Job Summary:

We are in search of a Certified Coder who reviews clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-9-CM /CPT codes for billing, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance. 

  • Accurately codes conditions and procedures as documented in the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. 

  • The person working in this Coder position will work onsite at the main hospital campus but will code for multiple practices across the hospital company system for specialty physicians.


Responsibilities:

  • Assign, sequence, validate, and/or edit codes/DRGs and abstracted data (e.g., physician, discharge disposition, query tracking) for inpatient records for multiple facilities using ICD-9-CM /CPT, ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS.

  • Maintain or exceed established accuracy standards.

  • Maintain or exceed established productivity standards.

  • Utilize the complete patient medical record documentation in code/DRG assignment, validation, and/or editing of codes/DRGs.


Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

  • Direct Deposit

  • 401K

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Life Benefits

  • Employee discount program

  • Paid time off


Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate (Associate's or Bachelor's) degree in HIM/HIT preferred.

  • Minimum 1 year of Certified Urology hospital inpatient coding required - 3 years preferred.

  • Coding Technical Skills - ICD-9-CM /CPT, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, MS-DRGs, APR DRGs, and POA Assignment.

  • RHIT, RHIA or CCS preferred.

  • Must be disciplined, must be able to meet metrics.

 


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