Jun 11, 2024

Coder III - Full Time - Days

  • Jupiter Medical Center
  • Jupiter, FL, United States
(CPC) Certified Professional Coder

Job Description

Ranked #1 for Safety, Quality and Patient Satisfaction, Jupiter Medical Center is the leading destination for world-class health care in Palm Beach County and the greater Treasure Coast.

Outstanding physicians, state-of-the-art facilities, innovative techniques and a commitment to serving the community enables Jupiter Medical Center to meet a broad range of patient needs. Jupiter Medical Center is the only hospital in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties to receive a 4-star quality and safety rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Education:

Formal coding program including college level courses or equivalent in anatomy, physiology and medical terminology required.
  • Current CCS-P or CPC certification required.
  • Specialty credential required as it pertains to respective inpatient surgical position; 7 years demonstrated experience in lieu of specialty credential and specialty credential acquired within six months of hire.

Experience Qualifications:5 years demonstrated professional specialty procedural and E&M coding experience, preferably in a computerized/electronic environment.
  • Proficient computer skills, including experience with clinical information systems for accessing health information in an electronic environment.
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of the official ICD-10-CM and CPT coding guidelines. Knowledge and understanding of the CPT Assistant and Coding Clinics.
  • Experience with Cerner, ECW, EPIC, Word, Xcel, preferred.

Position Summary:

The Coder reviews medical records to code accurately all diagnoses, in patient procedures, and/or professional E/M office and/or hospital visit levels using CMS coding guidelines.
  • Enters all codes correctly and accurately into the appropriate electronic system.
  • Follows up on all accounts as necessary.
  • Collaborates with Coding Manager to assess coding needs when volume increases or decreases so that all accounts are coded/billed timely, productivity standards are upheld, and appropriate time management is utilized.
  • Examines information given to ensure all needed information is present and maintains good communication with the Coding Manager and provider so that coding can be done accurately and timely as needed without communication breakdowns.
  • Writes and sends queries to providers when there is missing documentation and/or needed information prior to coding so that the coding can be done accurately and as scheduled.
  • Provides feedback and education to specialty surgeon regarding documentation requirements and guidelines.
  • In addition, performs all aspects of the professional coding including diagnosis, E/M office and hospital visit levels, and/or procedures with an accuracy of 95% or better.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.