Pool/Per Diem Coder

Northern Light EMMC

Introduction:

Northern Light Health Eastern Maine Medical Center is recruiting for a Pool/Per-Diem certified coder with a minimum of 2 years of ICD-10, CPT and E/M coding experience in an acute care facility for Outpatient  areas.

Job Description:

The coder will be responsible for Reviewing EHR documentation and assign applicable ICD-10-CM, CPT (E/M included), and modifiers.  Post applicable charges, assign the discharge disposition status code, and abstract data elements using the 3M 360 databased and encoder.  Physician query as appropriate.

Physical Requirements:  Individual may be required to sit for long periods of time.  Also required is phone-utilization, visual and auditory acuity, finger-wrist action repetitive motion, and utilization of a computer/keyboard.  Verbal aptitude, written and oral, for communication with Medical Staff and other healthcare professionals.  Extended data input on PC using keyboard

Required Qualifications:

Minimum Experience Required: 2 years of ICD-10 and CPT (E/M included) coding experience in acute care facility preferred.  Evaluation & Management experience a plus.  Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Must be familiar with PC’s and able to work with multiple technical systems simultaneously.  Must be detail oriented. Ability to perform well in a fast-paced, team environment and to manage time effectively. Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Preferred Qualifications:

RHIT/CPC, COC, CCS or CCS-P

Education Qualifications:

Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree in Health Information Management with RHIT certification or (enrollment in RHIT program w/ RHIT certification within 12 months of graduation), or current certification as CPC, COC, CCS, or CCS-P required.

Compensation/Benefits:

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