Outpatient Coder I - Tucson - Speedway Office - Carondelet Medical Group

Tenet Healthcare Corporation Tucson, AZ
Education: High schooldiploma/GED with completion coding program preferred.

Certification: Certified ProfessionCoding Certificate required.

Experience:Musthave a minimum of 2 years of experience working in multi-specialty coding

OtherRequirements: None

PerformanceRequirements:

Knowledge:

* Knowledge of ICD–9 and ICD–10 coding guidelines

* Knowledge of medical terminology

* Knowledge of billing applications

* Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the organization to complete coding tasks within compliance of the federal, state and organization regulations.

Skills:

* Skill in multi-tasking.

* Skill in customer service.

* Skill in computer hardware and software use.

* Skill in verbal and written communication.

* Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives.

* Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.

* Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, policy-making bodies, third-party payers, patients, and the public.

* Skill in organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives.

* Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental policies and procedures.

Abilities:

* Ability to multi-task, manage details and organize efficiently and effectively.

* Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.

* Ability to set priorities among multiple requests.

* Ability to interact with patients, medical and administrative staff, and the public effectively.

* Ability to use EMR, other relevant computer hardware and software, telephone, copier, fax machine and other standard medical office equipment.

EquipmentOperated: Standard office equipment including computers, fax machines,copiers, printers, telephones, calculators, etc.

Clerical/Administrative