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Coder (Non-Cert) - Health Information - FT - (16293)

Universal Health Services


Location:
AMARILLO, TX
Date:
01/19/2018
2018-01-192018-02-17
Job Code:
16293
Universal Health Services
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Coder (Non-Cert) - Health Information - FT - (16293)

Facility Name
Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Location
AMARILLO, TX 79106 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Support Staff
Job Description

Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

The Coder is responsible for coding outpatient records using appropriate ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT diagnosis and procedure codes including day surgery, observation, outpatient and emergency room and enters the data into the financial system to start the billing process. Abstracts required information from the record. Determines and appropriately charges selected patient types.

A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

DISCLAIMER
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements

Required

  • Successful completion of courses in ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT coding and medical terminology
  • Preferred completion of courses in anatomy and physiology, pharmacology and disease processes
  • Preferred experience with encoder
  • Preferred RHIA, RHIT, CCS or CCA certification
  • Preferred previous experience in hospital outpatient or physician office coding
  • Computer literacy and typing of 25 words per minute
  • High School diploma

Physical and Sensory Requirements

  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Ability to communicate with others
  • Ability to cope with and remain calm under stress
  • Ability to respond to pages and telephones
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret information, and make independent decisions
  • Bending and lifting (-10 lbs), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing and pulling, and prolonged sitting or standing
  • Ability to understand interpret financial data
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