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Certified Coder - Per Diem

Location: Melville, NY Department: HIM EMPI DRG Appeals Category: Administrative / Business Support Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Day shift ReqNum: 6023218 At Catholic Health, our primary focus is the way we treat and serve our communities. We work collaboratively to provide compassionate care and utilize evidence based practice to improve outcomes # to every patient, every time. We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes and discover why Catholic Health was named Long Island#s Top Workplace. *This is a Per Diem position working fully remote after training in the Melville office.# Must reside in NY state. Position Responsibilities: Thoroughly read and interpret the documentation contained in every medical record to identify all diagnoses and procedures to which codes must be affixed. Assess the adequacy of documentation to ensure that it supports the principle diagnosis, principle procedure, complications and comorbid conditions assigned codes. Demonstrates a strong familiarity of diagnostic and procedural terminology. Ability to apply knowledge of disease processes and to index medical terms/procedures to the appropriate class in the classification system. Apply knowledge of ICD-10-CM instructional notations and conventions to facilitate location of the correct code (s) for each episode of care. Facilitate comprehensive retrieval by recognizing when more than one code is required to adequately code a given condition. Apply knowledge of ICD-10-CM coding principles to completely and correctly code episodes of patient care. Enter and edit patient data for assigning DRG#s in the Grouper, following approved guidelines for coding and sequencing. Enter and edit patient data into computerized abstracting system for in-patients and outpatients as assigned. Utilize accurate CPT codes for the procedural coding of ambulatory surgery patients. Follow all coding guidelines, rules and regulations when assigning codes. Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures Position Requirements: High School Diploma or GED CCS or CCS-P required Minimum one year preferred experience with hospital ICD-10-CM and CPT Coding. A coding certificate from an approved program. At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.
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