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CODER III Job in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Job Title: CODER III

Employer:UNM Hospital
Type:FULL TIME, OTHER
Required Certifications:CCS within 6 months of position or Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Location: Albuquerque 87106, NM, US
Date Posted:6/9/2021

UNM Hospital, home to the state’s only Level I trauma center, is dedicated to delivering more for New Mexicans and their families. We are a teaching hospital, providing the very latest in medical and surgical innovations. We provide specialized tertiary and quaternary care not found anywhere else in the state. We are highly motivated professionals who are always looking to learn and grow. Find the collaboration, support, and autonomy you need to excel, and come join our team of heroes in caring for people throughout our community, our state, and our region.

Position Summary:

  • Code inpatient hospital discharge and outpatient accounts for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance with federal regulation according to diagnosis, operation, and procedure using the current ICD, CPT and DRG coding classification systems.
  • Perform second level coding audits for accuracy of accounts coded by Coder I and/or Coder II positions to ensure coding compliance and accuracy for high profile accounts such as HACs, mortality, payer DRG audits, Coder/CDI DRG mismatches, and other quality performance measures.
  • Coordinate and facilitate communication between HIM CDI staff and HIM coding staff to complete provider queries to ensure appropriate and complete provider follow up and documentation.
  • Facilitate teamwork between HIM CDI and coding staff for a cooperative learning environment to arrive at the appropriate working DRG and final DRG for reimbursement.

Applying

Albuquerque is a culturally diverse and welcoming city with over 320 days of sunshine a year, where you will find a variety of artistic and cultural events, including the annual International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta; and seasonal recreational activities in nearby Sandia Mountains. Within a short drive you can experience historical Santa Fe and Taos.

To learn more about our opening and to apply, please visit:

https://www.unmhjobs.com/job/albuquerque/coder-iii/7687/7943716800

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