Medical Coding Spec Sr

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LifePoint Health
February 18, 2020
Columbus, Georgia
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Medical Coding Spec Sr in Columbus, GA at St. Francis Hospital

Date Posted: 2/18/2020

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About Us

St. Francis Hospital is 376 bed acute care hospital that offers a full range of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room services. For more information on St. Francis please visit:

Job Description

St Francis Hospital

Under minimal supervision and according to established procedures, assign diagnostic codes to health information records.  Evaluate medical records to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with the International Classification of Diseases Manual – Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM) and the American Medical Associations Current Procedural Termination (CPT) Manual.  Code charts under the ICD-9-CM / ICD-10-CM and CPT.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

High school diplomaor equivalent required; Associate's degree in Health Information Technology orrelated field preferred; Graduate of a Program in Medical Terminology and ICDcoding preferred


Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to workwith minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment andtake appropriate action; Must have thorough understanding of ICD-10 OfficialCoding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and AHA Coding Clinic; HCPCS/CPTcoding systems and CPT Assistant and Coding Clinic for HCPCS guidelines;Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS), and Ambulatory PaymentClassification (APC); Has knowledge of and abides by HIM.COD policies.

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) through the American Health InformationManagement Association (AHIMA) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC)/(CPC-H)through AAPC

Minimum Work Experience
Four (4) years of medical coding experience

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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