Jun 11, 2024

Coder Specialist III (Weekend ECB -Variable Schedule)

  • Saint Francis Health System
  • New Haven, CT, United States
(CPC) Certified Professional Coder

Job Description

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This position is ECB status - requires a minimum number of worked hours per month as needed by the department; limited benefit offerings.

**This is an ECB position - candidates MUST be available to work Saturday & Sunday up to 10-20 hours per weekend. Qualified candidates must be Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and have at least 3 years of relevant experience.

Job Summary: The Coder III Specialist codes ER, Outpatient, Outpatient Surgeries, Observations and Inpatient records.

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED.

Licensure, Registration and/or Certification: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) by AHIMA.

Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years related experience and a score of 80% or above on the outpatient and inpatient coding exam.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge of Basic ICD 10 training and anatomy and physiology. Demonstrated PC and Software proficiency. Must be able to score 80% or above on the outpatient and inpatient coding exam.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Codes ER's, outpatients, outpatients surgeries, observations and inpatients. Works CCI/medical necessity edits as needed. Monitors unbilled for all patient types coded on a day-to-day basis. Maintains quality equal to or greater than 95%. Maintains productivity equal to or greater than 95%. Completes continuing education as required.

Decision Making: Independent judgment in planning sequence of operations and making minor decisions in a complex technical or professional field.

Working Relationships: Works with internal customers via telephone or face to face interaction. Works with external customers via telephone or face to face interaction. Works with other healthcare professionals and staff.

Special Job Dimensions: None.

Supplemental Information: This document generally describes the essential functions of the job and the physical demands required to perform the job. This compilation of essential functions and physical demands is not all inclusive nor does it prohibit the assignment of additional duties.

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