Dignity Health Coder in LONG BEACH, California
Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.
Coder is responsible for the day-to-day coding operations. The Medical Coder will serve as a resource to CARE Clinic physicians, nurses, medical assistants, managers, and clinic staff in all coding related issues. Gather physician notes and care plans as needed to properly code (CPT & ICD-9) and bill. Will require acquisition of daily scheduler from individual physicians. Will assist with auditing of Patient charts to ensure proper coding. Other duties as assigned or required. Will complete two EduCode modules per month as assigned by the Coding Supervisor.
Knowledge of Medicare and Medical compliance and documentation standards for billing, CPT and ICD-9 coding, including Physician Guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and disease processes; demonstrable ability to use these to make sound coding choices.
Minimum of two years job-related experience required.
AHIMA CCS-P certified preferred.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; excellent organizational skills; ability to be flexible and work collaboratively.
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Job ID 2018-50041
Employment Type Full Time
Department HIM Coding
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach
Location LONG BEACH
Standard Hours Sun-Thurs 7-4 PM