|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
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.
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.
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.
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.
teamwork between HIM CDI and coding staff for a cooperative learning
environment to arrive at the appropriate working DRG and final DRG for