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CERTIFIED MEDICAL RECORD CODER - Inpatient Job in Riverside, California

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Employer:County of Riverside
Skills:ICD-CM Classification System,Coding,Billing,Windows,
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Location: Riverside 92501, CA, US
Date Posted:9/13/2018

Under general supervision, to perform advanced coding and abstracting of inpatient and/or outpatient medical record entries according to the most current edition of International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification System (ICD-CM) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), and to do other work as required.

Incumbents perform the most complex coding and abstracting of a high volume of patient records in the Medical Records onsite unit at Riverside University Health System - Medical Center and at the Arlington Campus for Acute Mental Health patients. This class is distinguished from the Medical Records Coder class in that the latter does not require the minimum qualification of professional certification. Medical Records Coders may promote to the Certified Medical Records Coder class with the submission of a current valid coder certification through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and meet the minimum qualifications for this class with a satisfactory performance evaluation. 

Education and Experience

Experience: One year of medical record coding experience in an acute care setting using ICD-CM and CPT coding. (Needs to have been within the last two years.)

Knowledge of: A thorough knowledge of ICD-CM and CPT classification coding systems, and DRG assignment; the fundamentals of anatomy, physiology, and the study of diseases; standard clerical office procedures and equipment including Windows-based software use.

Ability to: Utilize the ICD-CM classification system to code medical record entries either by use of coding books or encoder product; abstract pertinent information from medical records; follow oral and written instructions; operate PC with Windows software, coding software and abstract package; effectively communicate technical information to medical and administrative personnel; maintain effective working relationships with others. 


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If you have any questions regarding this posting, please contact Qiana Ridley via email at Qridley@rivco.org. 

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