Coder Abstractor - Health Information Services
Job Summary: Under limited supervision, codes and abstracts patient records using the appropriate coding/abstracting system. Communicates with Medical Staff and hospital staff to improve the documentation to support the coding process.
Minimum Qualifications: CCA or equivalent certification. Relevant clinical or medical experience and CCA obtained with 1 year of hire.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Previous experience preferred. Knowledge of electronic record systems; knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and disease processes; knowledge of charging processes; adept in ICD-10 and CPT coding; strong interpersonal relationships and skilled in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands, operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications, keyboarding skills and ability to work independently, as well as to accept direction on given assignments.
Working Conditions: Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.
Physical Requirements: Constantly sit, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear. Occasionally lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs.