Outpatient Coder I
Maine Medical Center
Full Time, Days
Medical Center is seeking an Outpatient
Coder I in Scarborough. This is
the first level of a 4-tier career path. Under the general direction of the
Coding Director, this position is responsible for the accurate assignment of
ICD-9-CM (ICD-10-CM) and CPT-4 coding of diagnoses and procedures for
outpatient medical records in multiple outpatient settings including Outpatient
Hospital Clinics, ASU, OBSV, interventional radiology/cardiac cath/angiography
records, Provider Based Clinics (inclusive of E/M, Coding for both inpatient
and outpatient professional procedures), IV therapy, Emergency department and
other areas as needed. This position requires performing abstracting to
determine accuracy and completeness of the outpatient record, while utilizing
the 3M Coding Reimbursement and/or Optum and Epic EMR systems to compile data.
The Coder I evaluates medical necessity and Correct Coding Initiative edits and
resolves them accurately. Data reported is used to meet licensure requirements,
statistical purposes and reimbursement purposes.
degree in a science field strongly preferred with completion of an
accredited program through AHIMA or AAPC.
CCS, RHIT, RHIA and/or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential.
of the MH Coder I apprenticeship program or 1-2 years' experience coding
in an outpatient setting using 3M Coding and/or Optum Reimbursement
encoder and CAC products. Utilization of Epic EMR system is
applied knowledge of ICD-9-CM (ICD-10-CM) and CPT-4 coding guidelines and
to apply broad guidelines to specific coding situations, independently,
utilizing discretion and a significant level of analytical ability.
understanding of Anatomy and Physiology as well as Pharmacology.
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Maine Medical Center
Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater
Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history
dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center
and the flagship facility of MaineHealth with 637 beds and more than 7,000
employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our
commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence.
Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center
requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services including the state’s
only medical school through a partnership with Tufts University School of
Medicine and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center
and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical
Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, MMC is committed to
helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance
and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and
promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career
MaineHealth values diversity and is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit
discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion,
age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.