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Inpatient Coder, PRN

Company: North Mississippi Medical Center
Location: Tupelo
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Essential Functions:


  • Assigns codes for diagnoses, treatment, and procedures according to the appropriate classification system
    • Utilizes coding principles/guidelines such as ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT-4 Coding
    • Reviews provided documentation to determine principal diagnosis, complications, secondary condition, etc.
    • Assigns appropriate DRG based off of provided documentation
    • Assigns present on admission (POA) indicators values for inpatient diagnosesCompliance:
      • Abide by NMHS Coding Compliance Policy, ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT Coding
      • Guidelines, Standards, and Ethical Coding
      • Compliance with national and local coverage determination issues Customer Service:
        • Serves as a resource for coding related questions as neededEducation:
          • Attends, demonstrates, and participates in required in-services, quarterly meetings, performance improvement activities, and other educational programsRegulation:
            • Adheres to NMHS/NMMC Policies/Procedures/Guidelines
            • Complies with applicable Local/State/Federal policies/procedures/guideline/regulations/laws/statuesRequirements:
              • Associates Degree in Health Information Technology or related health care field; required
              • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) and Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); required.
              • 3 years of Inpatient coding; required
              • Pre-screening assessment cumulative average score of 80% or higher; preferred
              • Minimum of 1 year of coding experience with ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT-4 schemes; required
              • Knowledge of medical terminology; required
              • Must be able to read and interpret medical record documentation; required
              • Working knowledge of computers and computer software programs (i.e. Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel, etc.)
              • Good verbal and written communication skills; required
              • Minimum of 90-days on-site training
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Keywords: North Mississippi Medical Center, Oxford , Inpatient Coder, PRN, Other , Tupelo, Mississippi

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