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spherion Medical Coder in Conway, South Carolina

Medical Coderposted:Monday, November 16, 2020

Location

Conway, South Carolina

Industry

Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)

Job Type

Temporary

Working Hours

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Salary

US$ 12.00 - US$ 13.50 per hour

Ref. Number

S_68207

Contact

Berryman, Amber, Spherion

Phone

843-4388337

Job Description

Analyzes medical records and identifies documentation deficiencies. Serves as resource and subject matter expert to other coding staff. Reviews and verifies documentation supports diagnoses, procedures and treatment results. Identifies diagnostic and procedural information.

Responsibilities:

Assign codes to diagnoses and procedures, using ICD (International Classification of Diseases) and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes

Ensure codes are accurate and sequenced correctly in accordance with government and insurance regulations

Follow up with the provider on any documentation that is insufficient or unclear

Communicate with other clinical staff regarding documentation

Search for information in cases where the coding is complex or unusual

Receive and review patient charts and documents for accuracy

Review the previous day's batch of patient notes for evaluation and coding

Ensure that all codes are current and active

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:

put their active listening skills to use.

be able to retain information easily.

ask questions to better understand complex tasks, processes, etc.

assert their knowledge and expertise to a wide variety of people, including providers and other healthcare professionals.

Education:

High School

Experience:

1-4 years

Qualifications:

Successful completion of a certification program

Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology

Excellent typing and 10-key speed and accuracy

Commitment to a high level of customer service

Superior mathematical skills

Familiarity with ICD-9 codes and procedures

Solid oral and written communication skills

Working knowledge of medical jargon and anatomy preferred

Able to work independently

Please apply at: www.spherion.com/apply and send me your resume to amberberryman@spherion.com

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