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Ambulatory Surgery Center Coder - Remote Job in Remote-Home Office, South Dakota

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Job Title: Ambulatory Surgery Center Coder - Remote

Employer:Surgical Management Professionals
Specialties:Ambulatory Surgery Center multispecialty
Required Certifications:at least one certification
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:600 S. Cliff Avenue #106 Remote-Home Office 57104, SD, US
Date Posted:10/11/2019

 General Requirements

·        This position must have a strong understanding and knowledge of ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS coding.

·        Firm knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy is necessary.

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills and professional attitude are required.

·        Ability to work independently and as part of a team is critical.

·        Proven ability to work with minimal supervision and maintain a high level of productivity.

·        Prioritize own work as well as proceed with minimal supervision.

·        Promotes and protects the confidential nature of all patients, financial and employee information.

·        Attention to detail.

·        Ability to meet deadlines and function under pressure.

·        Viewing a computer monitor and reading computer printed reports.

·        Qualified applicants must be certified coders with 2+ years coding experience preferred.

Job Duties

·        Assures all services documented in the patient’s chart are coded with appropriate CPT, HCPCS and ICD-10 codes for Hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers.

·        ASC charts are coded within 2 days of receipt of the record.

·        Hospital charts are coded within 3 days of receipt of the record.

·        When documentation is not documented appropriately seeks to attain proper documentation through physician’s queries.

·        Achieves and maintains 95% accuracy while maintaining a high level of productivity. Accuracy will be monitored by periodic reviews of the Coding Manager. Coding audit will be performed by an external company or internally 90 days after employment and minimum of once annually thereafter to make sure accuracy percentage is being maintained.

·        Productivity expectations for coding ASC’s 40-50 charts per day, coding expectations for Hospital coding that includes inpatient charts 30-40.

·        Tracks outstanding patient charts to ensure all records are accounted for on a weekly basis.

·        Stays current with all coding guidelines.

·        Assist billing staff as it relates to claim denials due to procedure, modifier and/or diagnosis.

·        Assist other coders with questions as needed.

·        Maintains current with required CEU credits needed to continue coding certification.

·        Monthly onsite department meetings.

·        Phone consultations to facilities as needed.

·        Special projects as assigned.

Physical and Mental Abilities

·        Sitting, occasional bending, stooping and reaching involved.

·        Must be able to comprehend policies, procedures and guidelines.

·        Frequent repetitive motions of hands and wrists.

·        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and public.

Education Requirement

·        College degree preferred.

·        Must have and maintain one of the following certifications:

o   RHIT

o   RHIA

o   CCS

o   CCS-P

o   CPC and/or  CPC-H


Amy Hanisch, Director of HR at ahanisch@smpsd.com

EOE.  No phone calls please! 

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