Health Information Services Coder II - PSH Revenue Integrity

Penn State Health Shared Services

 

Location:  US:PA:Hershey

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days
Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Responsible for the analysis of medical records and assignment of accurate ICD9CM and/or ICD10CM/PCS diagnostic and procedural codes, as well as CPT-4 procedural codes, for all inpatient, short stay, and observation services to assure accurate hospital re-imbursement. Work with physicians, administrative and financial staff as required assuring valid code assignments and/or clarification for timely billing. Serve as a mentor/resource for less experienced staff and serve in a lead role in the absence of the Supervisor.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Either: (A) Associates degree in Health Information Technology or Nursing required or (B) Successful completion of a coding certificate program required.


3 years of coding experience in an acute care setting coding Inpatient, Observation, and/or Same Days required.


Certification as RHIT or CCS required.


Passing score on a pre-employment skills assessment test required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Familiarity with medical record documentation conventions required
A working knowledge of computers is required.
Extensive skill level of office software required.
Ability to analyze data and communicate effectively is required.

 

 

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

 

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