|Employer:||Cook Children's Health Care System
|Required Certifications:||Current coding certification through the American Academy of Procedural Coders (AAPC) or other recognized coding certification organization.
|Required Experience:||3 to 4 years
|Location:||Fort Worth, TX
Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II must be able to understand and abstract medical services, procedures and diagnoses, and determine the most appropriate CPT and ICD- 10 code set selection. Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II must be accurate when recording patient information or coding medical documentation. Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II must be able to effectively use coding and classification software and the electronic health record (EHR) system that their healthcare organization has adopted. The Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II will ensure coding is accurate and timely, post manual charges if initially missed, and reconcile charges to documentation. Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II must exercise caution and possess a strong sense of ethics when working with medical information in order to protect patient confidentiality. Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II must be able to effectively communicate coding, discrepancies, and best practice utilization with physicians and administrative personnel. Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II will report all coding or documentation issues or concerns directly to the supervisory or management personnel.
-High school graduate or equivalent.
-At least 4 years' experience in the capacity of a Certified Medical or Certified Professional Coder, with a minimum of two years' E & M and ICD-10 coding and abstracting experience.
-Proficiency in basic medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
-Exhibits good interpersonal and communication skills.
-Maturity to withstand pressure that may arise in relation to the public, physician or administration interaction or assigned duties.
-Required: Current coding certification through the American Academy of Procedural Coders (AAPC) or other recognized coding certification organization.