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Ambulatory Coder

Ambulatory Coding | Franciscan Alliance

 

Address  Any
    Work From Home, Any 0

 

Calendar  Full-Time

 

Education High School Diploma/ GED Required

 

Hours  Days

WHAT WE NEED

Detail-oriented, data specialists

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Good learners. Strong supporters. Accurate reviewers. Our medical coders are an important part of the medical record team. Ensuring diagnoses and procedures are accurately recorded is a big part of the job. The other part? Being able to follow state and federal compliance regulations. It’s no small task. Think you’re up for the job?

Are you timely and accurate? Are you detail-oriented? Do you love knowing that you’re an integral part of the team? We’ve got a great place to put your skills to work. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO
  • Accurately review and code patient records in the following clinical areas:  Acute - Outpatient and Ambulatory Level 1 Specialty Services, as reflected in the Franciscan Coding Tier Matrix.
  • Meet defined coding accuracy and production standards and demonstrates a thorough knowledge of coding guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy/physiology, reimbursement schemes, and payer specific guidelines.
  • Review and analyze the content of medical records to appropriately assign ICD diagnosis procedure codes, CPT procedure codes, and modifiers to meet coding guidelines.
  • Notify coding leadership of trends and topics for education and feedback to physicians and departments.
  • Identify and enter data elements for abstracting.
  • Participate actively in performance improvement teams, projects, and committees.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
  • Prior coding experience.  
  • Understanding of types of health information and the rules and regulations surrounding their use.
  • Understanding of payer relationships, requirements and compliant billing practices.
  • Understanding of common medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology, generic and trade names, and ICD coding and terminology used in diagnosis and classification of illnesses, injuries, and disabilities.
  • Concentrate for long periods.
  • Follow directions as communicated in a variety of ways.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Critically evaluate and analyze information in written materials.
  • Effective communicator in multiple forms.
  • Maintain a positive approach, work cooperatively with others, and demonstrate a constructive response to criticism.
  • Prioritize tasks.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.


 

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
 

 

1-3 Years Experience

Certification(s): Certified Coding Specialist; Certified Professional Coder; Registered Health Information Administration; Registered Health Information Tech

 

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.