HIM - Remote Outpatient Coding Consultant

Job Description

Our people, process and technology give healthcare organizations an HIM edge. If you share our commitment to providing service that is second-to-none, we invite you to join our team of industry leading HIM specialists, healthcare veterans and thought-leaders nationwide. If you are passionate about

what you do, then you belong with the leading provider of full suite HIM solutions.

CIOX Health Coding/HIM Consulting/EMR Abstraction Division is looking for HIM professionals to join our rapidly growing team! We are currently hiring Remote Outpatient coders for full-time employment opportunities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

* Reviews medical records and assigns accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures

* Assigns and sequences codes accurately based on medical record documentation

* Assigns the appropriate discharge disposition

* Abstracts and enters the coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements

* Communicates documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution

* Maintains 95% coding accuracy rate and 95% accuracy rate for APC assignment and maintains site designated productivity standards

* Responsible for tracking continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials

* Attend CIOX Health sponsored education meetings/in-services

* Demonstrate initiative and judgment in performance of job responsibilities

* Communicate with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues

* Function in a professional, efficient and positive manner

* Adhere to the American Health Information Management Associations code of ethics.

* Must be customer-service focused and exhibit professionalism, flexibility, dependability and desire to learn

* High complexity of work function and decision making

* Strong organizational and teamwork skills

* Willing and able to travel when necessary if applicable

* Must have excellent communications skills- email and verbal

* Reports to work as scheduled

* Complies with all HIM Division Policies

* Expected to frequently use the following equipment: Desktop PC or thin client, phone (with voice mail), fax machine, and other general office equipment.

Job Requirements

* Associate or Bachelor degree from AHIMA certified HIM Program or Nursing Program or completion of certificate program with CCS, CPC or CCSP.

* Must be able to communicate effectively in the English language.

* One to five years of coding experience in a hospital and/or coding consulting role.

* Experience in computerized encoding and abstracting software

* Passing annual Introductory HIPAA examination and other assigned testing to be given annually in accordance with employee review

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