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Medical Coder_Medical Coding Specialist Job in Durham, North Carolina

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Job Title: Medical Coder_Medical Coding Specialist

Employer:Duke Health
Skills:coding,surgical abstraction
Specialties:cardiology, radiology, ob gyn, surgical, procedural
Required Certifications:CCS,CPC,RHIT or RHIA
Required Experience:5 to 7 years
Location:2400 Pratt Street Durham 27705, NC, US
Date Posted:8/25/2020

Duke Health's Patient Revenue Management Office is currently seeking Medical Coding Specialists in the areas of Cardiology/Radiology/OB/GYN.

The Medical Coding Specialists will have frequent and daily interactions with internal and external clients including but not limited to Physician and Non-physician Providers. Responsibilities include diagnosis and procedural coding for the designated specialty areas and other procedural areas including capture of professional services provided and reconciliation of all surgical or procedural cases performed at a teaching hospital where applicable. The Medical Coder Specialist focuses their work on detailed physician procedural chart abstraction as well as serves as a liaison to documentation improvement and optimization of physician coding practices for compliance and revenue purposes. Surgical and/or procedural abstraction coding is defined as code assignment based solely on the source documentation for CPT –4 and ICD-10-CM respectively.

Requires Four years of coding experience, with at least two of those years in surgical abstraction (physician or medical group in multi- specialty surgical practices, i.e., Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, Orthopedics, etc.).

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) 


Bachelor degree in medical record administration or associate degree in medical record technology or one year coding diploma or courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology with extensive training in coding.



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