Coder II Remote
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) in Jackson,
Mississippi is seeking candidates for a Professional
Coder II Remote to support its missions of academics, healthcare, and
research. Please see the position description and requirements below.
Coder will collaborate as an intermediate level coder in the review of
medical documentation provided by physicians and other health providers in
order to obtain detailed information regarding disease, injuries, surgical
operations, and other procedures and translate into alpha-numeric codes. The
professional coder will also assign and sequence diagnostic and procedural
codes as directed and in accordance with universally recognized coding systems.
have a High school diploma or GED required. 3+ year medical coding experience
required. Experience in procedural & surgery coding preferred.
One of the
following certifications is required:
Registered Health Information Management Technician
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
Certified Coding Specialist- Physician-based (CCS-P)
Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
Any Physician Specialty certification from AAPC Radiology
Coding Certification (RCC)
Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of electronic coding systems
Knowledge of electronic health
Knowledge of coding procedures and
Knowledge of medical terminology,
anatomy and physiology.
Competent knowledge in Microsoft Office
Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word & Outlook).
Excellent verbal and written
Ability to research coding questions
and utilize UMMC’s internal educational resources.
Independent, focused and able to work
remotely and follow written instructions.
Ability to use coding guidelines to
assign correct codes with minimal supervision.
Equipped to work remotely to include
hardware with high-speed internet via cable and Windows 10 or most up-to-date
The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal
opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education
activity to all qualified persons. The Medical Center complies with all
applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not
unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based
upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or