Title: Coder Date:
To: Coding and Compliance Auditor
Coding Type: Non-Exempt
Position Purpose: University Pediatricians, in
affiliation with The Children's Hospital of Michigan, is seeking a remote,
temporary, piece rate medical coder to interpret and analyze
professional/physician documentation for assignment of diagnoses/procedures and
Evaluation and Management (E/M) codes. The assignments of codes are based on
CMS, CPT/AMA coding guidelines.
years experience as a professional fee medical coder
and/or CEDC or commensurate experience.
to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in
written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several
concrete variables in standardized situations.
of Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word
and CPT Coding knowledge and experience
to read charts, read physicians notes
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None
Responsibilities and Duties:
Coding: Reviews physician documentation (handwritten/dictation) to assign
appropriate diagnoses, CPT and E/M codes for all encounters by date of service.
physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation is
inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes.
records of work completed to ensure all work processed is timely and maintains
a quality standard of no less than 95% accuracy.
all coding education sessions/meetings as scheduled by management.
and informs management of any recurrent or chronic documentation deficiencies
Maintains credentials through continuing education.
Project Management - coordinate projects.
Customer Service - respond to requests for service
Oral Communication - speak clearly and persuasively in
positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.
Written Communication - Write clearly and informatively;
Edit work for spelling and grammar.
Ethics - treat people with respect; keeps
commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically;
Upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support – follow policies and procedures; complete
administrative tasks correctly and on time.
Time Management - uses time efficiently.
Attendance/Punctuality - Consistently at work and on time; ensures
work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and
appointments on time.
Dependability - follow instructions, respond to management
direction; take responsibility for own actions; Keep commitments; Commit to
long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Complete tasks on time or
notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
The above job description is
for informational purposes only and is not intended to be all inclusive or
limiting as to specific duties.