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Health Information Coder I & Health Information Coder II Job in San Bernardino, California

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Job Title: Health Information Coder I & Health Information Coder II

Employer:San Bernardino County
Type:FULL TIME, OTHER
Required Certifications:CCS,RHIT,RHIA,CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Location:175 West Fifth Street San Bernardino 92415, CA, US
Date Posted:6/8/2022
The County is recruiting for full-time Health Information Coders I in the Department of Public Health (DPH), Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) and the Department of Behavioral Health (DBH), who abstract and code outpatient charts at the hospital and clinic settings, using International Coding of Diseases (ICD-10-CM), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II coding classifications. Duties include reviewing charts (in paper or electronic format) and identifying procedures; abstracting and coding (or providing guidance on) patient charts, utilizing ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS coding classifications; evaluating charts for completeness and accuracy in conformance with current-relevant standards and regulations; and contacting clinic/hospital staff to complete charts, make corrections, and/or clarify information for coding purposes.

Minimum Requirements: 
Applicants must meet both of the following, credentials -and- experience requirements:

Credentials: Possess and maintain one of the following:
  • RHIA: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA),
  • RHIT: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA),
  • CCS: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), -or-
  • CPC: Certified Professional Coder (CPC) issued by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

-AND-
 
Experience: One (1) year of full-time equivalent experience within the past five (5) years, coding outpatient and inpatient stays/visits at an acute care hospital, at an ambulatory care clinic, or medical office settings utilizing ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM (International Coding of Diseases) and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) coding classifications.

-AND- 

The County is recruiting for full-time Health Information Coder II in the Department of Behavioral Health (DBH), who abstract and code outpatient charts at the hospital and clinic settings, using International Coding of Diseases (ICD-10-CM), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Level II coding classifications. Duties include reviewing charts (in paper or electronic format) and identifying procedures; abstracting and coding (or providing guidance on) patient charts, utilizing ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS coding classifications; evaluating charts for completeness and accuracy in conformance with current-relevant standards and regulations; and contacting clinic/hospital staff to complete charts, make corrections, and/or clarify information for coding purposes. 

Minimum Requirements: 
Applicants must meet both of the following, credentials -and- experience requirements:

Credentials: Possess and maintain one of the following:
  • RHIA: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA),
  • RHIT: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA),
  • CCS: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) issued by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), -or-
  • CPC: Certified Professional Coder (CPC) issued by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

-AND-
 
Experience: Two (2) years of full-time equivalent experience within the past five (5) years, coding outpatient and inpatient stays/visits at an acute care hospital, at an ambulatory care clinic, or medical office settings utilizing ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM (International Coding of Diseases) and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) coding classifications.

Applying

For more details, please review the announcement at www.sbcounty.gov/jobs. Application can be made on-line – apply ASAP –(909) 387-8304 - EEO/ADA


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