HIM DATA QUALITY SPECIALIST/DAY SURGERY
Description: To code and abstract patient’s final diagnoses and surgical procedures on all Ambulatory Surgery, Emergency Department, Clinic and Observation medical records according to outpatient coding guidelines as necessary.
Requirements: High school diploma. Successful completion of courses in Anatomy/Physiology, Medical terminology and ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding. Minimum of 1 year coding experience in a medical setting if you possess a RHIA, RHIT, CCS or other hospital coding credential. Minimum of 3 years coding experience in a medical setting if not credentialed. Experience in coding day surgery records.
Preferred: AAS degree in Health Information Technology: professional designation as an RHIA, RHIT, CCS or other hospital coding credential. 2-3 years experience in ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding in an acute care facility if credentialed. 5 years experience in the above if not credentialed.
Status: Full time 40 hour position from 8am -4:30pm, Monday- Friday.