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Company: University of Miami
Location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 08/18/2022
Expire Date: 10/18/2022
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
The Central Business Office has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Outpatient Coder to work in Coral Gables , FL. The Outpatient Coder reviews the clinical documentation contained in medical records to accurately assign and sequence diagnostic and procedural codes to outpatient medical records for use in reimbursement and data collection.
Verifies patient information to identify any documentation or report discrepancies.
Ensures quality of scanned documents and reports any issues to managing staff.
Assesses documentation and reaches out to physicians for additional information when information for proper coding is missing or incomplete.
Converts documented clinical information into applicable diagnostic and procedure codes.
Assigns codes to outpatient records for use in reimbursement and data collection.
Complies with policies and procedures, and maintains patient records confidential.
Reports unusual circumstances, possible risk factors, errors, and discrepancies to management. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Certified Coding Professional
RHIA or RHIT Certified
General knowledge of office procedures and operations.
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting procedures and principles.
Skill in collecting, organizing and analyzing data.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.