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Job Title: Medical Records Coding Technician

Employer:UConn Health
Type:FULL TIME
Skills:Coding,Information Technology,Administrative,Computer
Specialties:Medical Records
Location: Farmington 06030, CT, US
Date Posted:10/15/2020

 

Excellence, Teamwork, Leadership and Innovation.  These are the values that define UConn Health, and we are looking for team members that share these same values.  Our top rated organization is looking to add a Medical Records Coding Technician in the Health Information Management Department to our growing team.  If you have a background in this field we want to hear from you.

 

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS OFFERED:

·                     Industry-leading health insurance options and affordability

·                     Generous vacation and sick-time plans

·                     Multi-channel retirement options (pension and match options)

·                     Tuition waiver and reimbursement for employees and qualified family members

·                     Quick commute access from I-84, Route 9 and surrounding areas

·                     State of the art facility and campus environments

·                     Progressive leadership and educational development programs available

 

Schedule: 40 hrs per wk, 8:00am - 4:30pm with a 30 minute unpaid meal break

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: 

·         Performs diversified, highly technical coding of medical records for reimbursement, research and administrative purposes

·         Reviews and interprets medical records and abstracts pertinent information

·         Maintains files of medical records such as daily admissions and discharges, daily census, case histories, results of diagnostic tests, signed releases of information, medical summaries and abstracts

·         Inspects reports and records for omissions and errors

·         Prepares statistical reports

·         Performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

·         Knowledge of complex, highly technical medical coding principles and techniques

·         Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy and physiology

·         Knowledge or and ability to use the ICD-10 CM and CPT 4 code books

·         Ability to maintain medical records and prepare reports.

·         Demonstrated oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:

General Experience: 

·         Four (4) years of clinical office experience which provided exposure to medical records.

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED: 

·         Completion of formal Records Administrator, Accredited Records Technician or Certified Coding Specialist programs may be substituted for the general experience.

 

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: 

·         One (1) year of the General Experience must have been performing complex medical records coding.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

·                     Minimum of three (3) years of orthopedic surgery coding experience

·                     Experience in a medical office practice

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

·         Neurosurgery and general surgery coding  experience

·         Certified Professional Coder (CPC), RHIT, COC, CCS-P certifications

·         Epic experience

·         Knowledge of CCI edits, Encoder pro experience

 

TO APPLY: https://jobs.uchc.edu/. Search code 2021-068

 

Why UConn Health

UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.

 

UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.

 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at www.ethics.state.ct.us.

 

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TO APPLY: https://jobs.uchc.edu/. Search code 2021-068


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