**THIS POSITION REQUIRES RELOCATION TO BARROW, ALASKA - NO REMOTE ALTERNATIVE AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME**
Assign ICD-10-CM/CPT-4, E&M, and HCPCS codes for reimbursement. Must be able to code Emergency Room,
Outpatient, Inpatient, Observation, Physical Therapy, and Specialty Clinic
Essential Job Functions
codes on all diagnoses, procedures, professional service, and supplies with the
most accurate and descriptive ICD-10-CM, CPT-4,
Evaluation and Management and HCPCS codes for all patient encounters for
reimbursement and statistical data collection.
coding resources such as the CPT
Assistant, Coding Guidelines, etc to stay informed of coding changes.
one on one training with providers about documentation when requested.
data into RPMS for visits from PCC
encounter forms, village forms, and other source documents.
cooperatively with the implementation of Electronic Health Records and maintain
operational use and management of the system.
for keeping national certifications current.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
in reading handwriting of providers.
to communicate well verbally and in writing with various health care providers.
interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member.
to analyze and evaluate material and solve problems.
be self-motivated and detail oriented.
of health care delivery systems and the role of the Medical Records Department
in ensuring its effectiveness and efficiency.
of federal and state laws governing medical records and knowledge of Joint
Commission standards applicable to the department.
knowledge of Medical Records practices and procedures.
to work effectively in cross-cultural environment.
computer skills utilizing RPMS and word processing programs.
computer skills for data entry.
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
position requires frequent contact with children and vulnerable adults;
thorough background screening is required.
Maintain a safe environment for staff,
visitors, and patients within the scope of job duties. Abide by all safety
policies and procedures. Keep informed of, and avoid, potential job hazards.
Wear identification while on duty. Report all employee injuries as required.
Utilize all safety equipment as designed and when appropriate. Secure
department resources from loss.