Coder Analyst Spec

Covenant Health Knoxville, TN

Coder Analyst Specialist

Full-time, 80 hours per pay period, Day shift

Position Summary: Evaluate and code inpatient and other patient type medical records.

Minimum education: None specified; however must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.

Minimum Experience:One year of coding experience is required. Must be comfortable with operation of computer system and have a wide understanding of medical terminology. Will be required to demonstrate knowledge of medical diagnoses, procedures and ICD-9-CM and CPT-4; and the ability to code and abstract a representative sample of charts. Must be capable of coding charts at a 95% accuracy level. Must be able to type 25 net words per minute. Coding experience in an acute care facility is preferred.

Licensure requirement: Must be currently registered as a Health InformationTechnician (RHIT) through the American Health Information Management Association, or hold a CPC coding certificate through the American Academy of Professional Coders.