Baptist Health Arkansas OUTPATIENT CODER IV - AUDITOR / LR in Little Rock, Arkansas
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY - Job Summary (general statement of purpose or objective of position)
Ability to code hospital accounts with extensive knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT coding. Audits and reports results as needed; assists with developing strategic plan in line with health system goals as well as revenue cycle goals; capitalize on opportunities and manage associated coding and coding outcome risks. Assists with helping to set priorities as appropriate; takes initiatives based on knowledge, priorities and goals. Ability to perform basic math and statistical calculations.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS - Knowledge, skills, abilities, license, registration, certification, education, and experience
Minimum of 5 years of progressive coding and auditing experience in Coding and/or HIM preferred. CPC, CCS, RHIT, or RHIA required. Knowledge of documentation regulations and/or requirements as they relate to ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT Coding Regulatory Requirements. Ability to obtain CPC or CCS within 1 year of hire date. Detailed knowledge of revenue cycle functions and relational metrics. Previous experience with 3M, and EPIC is strongly desired. MS DRG's and APR DRG's experience preferred. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form with the coding staff, as well as other ancillary departments.