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Deltek Talent Management - CODER (CERT) - PRN Varied - (17531)

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CODER (CERT) - PRN Varied - (17531)

Facility Name
Palmdale Regional Medical Center
PALMDALE, CA 93551 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Medical Coding
Job Description

Under general direction of the Coding Lead, this position codes diagnosis and procedures for assigned cases. In performing the coding requirements this position is required to be proficient in understanding guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathological basis of disease, documented treatment and procedures. Assigns ICD-9-CM and CPT codes for patient receiving services. Correctly assigns DRG for patient accounts to assure accurate reimbursement and the highest quality data possible. Abstracts all coded data in a timely and accurate manner into the abstracting system. Has a working knowledge of all State and National reporting requirements::

Job Requirements

Education: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); or eligible required 

Associate in Health Information Science or Bachelors in Health Information Management or Completion of courses in ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding from an accredited coding program or comparable level of education preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience with inpatient acute care coding and outpatient surgical/ambulatory care coding. Proficiency in ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding with excellent working knowledge of the DRG and APC payment methodologies, AHA Coding Clinic and CPT assistant. Experience working with Epic preferred. Licensure / Certification: . Other: Demonstrated ability to work with all internal and external customers in a professional manner.

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