Coding Specialist II at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, Texas

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It s our passion.
PRIMARY PURPOSEAssists Coder I employees, analyzes questionable documentation and resolves discrepancies in coder determinations and codes and enters accurate ICD-9/ICD-10 and CPT-4/HCPCS codes onto patient records according to established guidelines. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONSEducation:-Must have successfully completed an approved coding program OR-Must be a graduate of a health Information Management program. -Must have strong knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology and possess strong application skills.Experience:-Must have three years of coding experience in a hospital environment.Equivalent Education and/or Experience:-May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above. Certification/Registration/Licensure: - Must be certified through the American Health Information Management Association as one of the following: - Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT) - Registered Health Informationn Management Administrator (RHIA) - Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) - Certified Coding Specialist Physician Based (CCS-P) OR - Must be certified through the American Association of Procedural Coders (AAPC) as one of the following: - Certified Professional Coder (CPC) - Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) Skills or Special Abilities:-Must be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of ICD-9/ICD-10 and CPT-4/HCPCS coding and abstracting skills.-Must score a minimum of 80% on a pre-employment coding test. Contract coders with a proven coding accuracy rate of 95% at Parkland Health and Hospital System are exempt from this requirement.-Must have knowledge of medical terminology, the human disease process, anatomy and physiology.-Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in coding and encoder skills.-Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of computer software applications including MS Office.-Must be able to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.

PARKLAND HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEM PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION BASED ON AGE (40 OR OVER), RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX (INCLUDING PREGNANCY), SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, GENETIC INFORMATION, DISABILITY, NATIONAL ORIGIN, MARITAL STATUS, POLITICAL BELIEF, OR VETERAN STATUS.

EOE M/F/D/V