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Beaufort Memorial Hospital CODING CODING REIMBURSEMENT SPECIALIST III in Beaufort, South Carolina

  • Position Summary

  • Converts diagnoses and procedures for hospital inpatient and outpatient services, psychiatric inpatient and outpatient services, and inpatient rehab facility services into alphanumeric codes utilizing ICD-9-CM and CPT coding systems. They will make DRG assignments to inpatient accounts and APC assignments to ER, SDC, Infusion and/or Observation outpatient accounts. They will also work with physicians, nursing staff, and ancillary departments to obtain appropriate documentation for the coding of the patient's medical record.A Coder III takes a leadership role in regards to special projects in the coding department. Managing at least one project per year.

  • Minimum Requirements

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  • Education is preferred to include specialized health care subjects, i.e., medical science, pathophysiology, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, ICD9CM coding, CPT/HCPCS coding.

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  • Minimum of 6 years ICD9CM and/or CPT coding experience in a hospital setting. They must have a minimum of 3 years of experience with an encoder software.

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  • At least one of the following: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC- H, COC, CIC