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Coder/Abstractor, CCS RHIT

Company: University Medical Center of El Paso
Location: El Paso
Posted on: May 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description: The Coder/Abstractor, CCS, RHIT accurately codes, sequences and abstracts inpatient, outpatient, and emergency department records according to ICD-9-CM and CPT coding guidelines. Analyzes code assignment for correct DRG calculation to achieve optimal and timely reimbursement. Abstracts medical record information into hospital database and registries for statistical quality data and fiscal reporting. Creates ad hoc report query for statistical reports requested by clinical staff, internal management staff, and other entities. Reviews error reports and audits abstracted data for accuracy. Represents Hospital in court as the Custodian of Records as needed. Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of Health Information Systems practices, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Ability to seek out new methods and principles to improve services.
  • Ability to utilize verbal and written communication skills effectively.
  • Ability to use interpersonal, presentation and project management skills. Required Experience: A. Work Experience: One year hospital outpatient coding experience required; Inpatient coding experience preferred. B. License/Registration/Certification: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); and Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) required. C. Education and Training: Associates of Applied Science in Health Information Management Technology required.

Keywords: University Medical Center of El Paso, El Paso , Coder/Abstractor, CCS RHIT, Other , El Paso, Texas

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