Work At Home Medical Record Coder

May 8th, 2013

Rehab Care is looking for a work at home medical record coder.

Since this is a work from home position and may be located anywhere in the continental U.S. Must have land line internet access.

Duties:

  • Using the coding system, assigns and records an accurate code to all diagnoses, procedures, and operations as documented by the attending physician in the patients’ medical records.
  • Insures that all factors necessary for assigning an accurate DRG (Diagnostic Related Group) are present, and that all diagnoses are ranked properly.
  • Provides information and responds to inquiries regarding medical documentation and DRG’S to hospital staff.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD9-CM) codes.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.
  • Computer skills

Qualifications

  • High School Graduate; college degree or experience preferred.
  • AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and/or Associate of Science degree with RHIT or BS with RHIA required.
  • Coding experience or training on use of the coding manual and guidelines, medical terminology and anatomy sufficient to pass an entry-level coding screening test (online).
  • 3+ years of short term acute care hospital inpatient coding required.
  • LTACH experience a plus.

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