WCHN Western Connecticut Health Network

ICD-9 Coder

US-CT-Norwalk
5 months ago
ID
2017-6838
Standard Hours
Full Time 40 Hour
Shift
Day 8
Work Schedule
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Department
Coders 286

Job Summary

Codes hospital or professional medical records for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance with federal regulations according to official guidelines using the ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM classification system and CPT. Analyzes and reviews records for the diagnoses and procedures which affect the current service dates. Abstracts information into hospital computer system for statistical and billing needs.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma and minimum of three years job-related experience.
  • Specialized training in medical terminology, ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM, CPT procedure and E/M coding.  
  • Able to decipher operative reports, medical orders & various medical records in the appropriate selection of codes.
  • Experience in acute care coding with out-patient records and/or professional medical records.
  • Data entry required. Customer service, communication and organization skills.
  • CPC, or CPC-A, or COC Certification.

 

Additional Job Requirements

Preferred: Course work in Anatomy and Physiology. Knowledge of E/M coding. MS Word and Excel.

 

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