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Certified Outpatient Coder

Company: Northwest Medical Center Tucson
Location: Tucson
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description This Certified Outpatient Coder is a full time position-Days-working in the Business Office at Northwest Medical Center This Certified Outpatient Coder is a full time position-Days-working in the Business Office at Northwest Medical CenterSummary:Seeking a detail-oriented and organized medical coder to join our growing team.In this position, your primary responsibility will be in reviewing and analyzing medical billing and coding for processing.You will review and accurately code office and hospital procedures for reimbursement.Medical Coder Duties and responsibilities:Receive and review patient charts and documents for accuracyEnsure that all codes are current and activeReport missing or incomplete documentationMeet daily coding productionUpdate and maintain document listsPerforms accurate charge entriesEnsure proper coding on provider documentationServes as resource regarding coding questionsFollow coding guidelines and legal requirements to insure compliance with federal and state regulationsPerforms additional duties assigned by the Coding Manager as neededMedical Coder Requirements and Qualifications:High school degree or equivalent: Bachelor's degree in related field preferredMedical Coding Certificate: CPC, COC, CIC by AAPC or CCS, CCS-P, RHIT by AHIMAMaintain coding certification and attend in-service training as requiredTwo(2) years of medical coding experienceUnderstanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiologyAbility to work independently or as an active member of a teamStrong computer skills in data entry, coding, and knowledge of Electronic Medical Records software: Microsoft Office SuiteAccurate and precise attention to detailAbility to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficientlyExcellent verbal and written communication skillsGoal-oriented, organized team player Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bedhospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Keywords: Northwest Medical Center Tucson, Tucson , Certified Outpatient Coder, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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