Job Posting: Coding Specialist (Remote Option Available for Local Candidates)
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department: Clinic Hospital Admin
Shift: Monday - Friday Days
Job Number: JO-2301-48145
Date Posted: 1/25/2023
Categories: Certified Professionals
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.
Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.
Identifies, reviews and assigns ICD-10, CPT/HCPCS codes, POA and PSI indicators, and surgical complications to most accurately submit claims. Extracts pertinent information from clinical notes, operative notes, radiology or laboratory reports, procedure records, etc. Determines complex code assignment pertinent to diagnostic workups, surgical techniques and special services; identifies medical and surgical complications to accurate reporting. All coding and abstracting is for the purpose of reimbursements, research and compliance with federal regulations and other agencies utilizing established coding principles and protocols. Clarifies complex discrepancies in documentation and coding; assures accuracy and timeliness of coding/abstracting assignments to expedite billing and facilitate data retrieval for physician access and ongoing patient care. Maintains knowledge and skills; reads current coding resources, clinical information, webinars, etc. Meets or exceeds quality and productivity standards and established department benchmarks. Brings identified concerns to the supervisor or department director for resolution. Performs other duties as assigned.
*This position will be on-site. Remote option available if Arkansas resident.
Licenses/Certifications Required CPC, RHIT or equivalent certification required.
Specific Educational and Skill Competencies Required
Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the AHIMA or AAPC and adheres to official coding guidelines. This position functions according to the WRMC HIPAA guidelines. Prefer minimum of two years experience as a coder or strong training background in coding and reimbursement within a clinic setting.
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