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Coding Specialist Job in Conway, South Carolina

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Job Title: Coding Specialist

Employer:Conway Medical Center
Type: Full-Time,
Skills:Abstracting,Coding,Auditing
Specialties:Physician Reimbursement
Required Certifications:CPC,AAPC
Preferred Certifications:AAPC
Location:300 Singleton Ridge Road,Conway 29528, SC, US
Date Posted:11/11/2020

Position Summary:

The PNS Coding Specialist II (CS II), will be responsible for accurately abstracting and assigning valid ICD, CM, CPT codes to ensure appropriate reimbursement in accordance with federal and state regulatory guidance, for Provider Network Services. The CS II will determine the most appropriate diagnosis after a thorough review of the medical records and works closely with practice staff with regards to coding and assignment. The CS II will also review accounts to ensure that assigned codes meet required legal and insurance rules and that required signatures and authorizations are in place prior to submission of billing for payment. The CS II will compare charges on accounts with the procedures coded and identifies and notifies Director any discrepancies. If an account is denied due to incorrect coding, the CS II will conduct medical records research and report finding to the Director of PNS Revenue Cycle.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma required.

Experience:

  • A minimum 1 year previous experience in physician reimbursement required.
  • Previous experience using an electronic health record preferred.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) by an accredited certifying agency required. (preferably AAPC)

Special Skills:

  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with physicians, clinical and office staff personnel and ancillary hospital departments required.
  • Exemplary core customer service skills strongly required.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Strong PC skills required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Exposure to or knowledge of encoding software and impact of coding and reimbursement assignments required.

Working Conditions

  • Stress level high due to multiple demands frequently occurring simultaneously.
  • Physical surroundings pleasant and comfortable
  • Generally contained office type environment
  • Most work performed while sitting, however, a moderate amount of walking and moving around within a confined area occurs                                                                                                   

Physical Requirements:

Light-Medium - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; frequently to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 15 to 20 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 5 to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Ability to hear to process instructions and safety code and alarms required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be assessed by post offer Employee Health fit-for-duty review.

Applying

Conway Medical Center
Sheila Gasque, Employment Coordinator
Email:  SGasque@cmc-sc.com

Apply online at: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/cmcsc#/job/3412
 

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