Georgia Employer MEDICAL RECORD CODER II - FULL TIME* in Conyers, Georgia

Medical Record Coder II - Full Time* (7446-3715)Applies the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to accounts for data retrieval, analysis, and claims processing. Submits queries to physicians of record when additional information is requiredReports to: Assistant Director, Health Information MgmtQualificationsMinimum EducationX High school diploma or equivalent ? Preferred X RequiredRequired SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. In lieu of credentials, will consider candidates with 3-5 years inpatient coding experience in a hospital setting. Must have general knowledge of Anatomy/Physiology, Medical Terminology, Disease Pathology, and Pathophysiology. Must understand DNFBand how to "work" outstanding Accounts Receivables due to lack of Final Diagnoses. Must have thorough understanding of ICD-10 Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and AHA Coding Clinic; HCPCS/CPT coding systems and CPT Assistant and Coding Clinic for HCPCS guidelines; Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), and Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC). Has knowledge of and abides by HIM.COD policies.Must have 3 - 5 years ICD-9-CM coding experience; experience on industry standard Encoders and HIS systems. Experience working in Community Acute Care hospitals. Experience and understanding of maintaining DNFB at lowest levels obtainable. Certifications:? Basic Life Support (BLS) ? Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) ? Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) ? Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) ? Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) X Other___RHIT/RHIA credential____________ X Other____Coding Specialist Credential_____LifePoint Health, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled