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HIM Technician/Coder - Part-time - (21293)

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HIM Technician/Coder - Part-time - (21293)

Facility Name
OLIVE BRANCH, MS 38654 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Medical Coding
Job Description

Parkwood Behavioral Health System has provided behavioral health and chemical dependency services to the Mid-South region since 1987. We are located in DeSoto County, in the uppermost northwest corner of Mississippi and approximately 7 miles south of Memphis.

As treatment options and patient care innovations have continued to become available we strive to provide the highest level of quality care to our patients. At Parkwood, our caring staff focuses on providing compassionate care to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities.

We offer a full continuum of care that provides treatment options to meet the individual needs of adults, adolescents and children. Parkwood Behavioral Health System includes a 148-bed inpatient acute and residential care facility, as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs.

Health Information Management Technician/Coder

Codes and abstracts hospital medical records for maintenance of disease indices, compliance with federal, state and other regulatory agencies, and reimbursement. Uses various coding manuals such as ICD-10CM and DSM-V. Maintains monthly and annual statistical reports/files. Abstracts information from the medical record into AS-400 computer system. This individual is responsible for processing all internal and external reports needing filing in the records, retrieval of permanent records, file new records and re-file continuing records, process transcribed reports, process release of information requests utilizing JCAHO, HIPAA, Title XXII and Federal regulatory bodies. Safeguards and preserves the confidentiality of patient identifiable information in accordance with hospital and department policy. Promotes a positive working environment and guest relations, assumes and/or performs additional duties as requested by the director.

This opportunity offers the following:

- Challenging and rewarding work environment
- Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
- Competitive Compensation - Excellent health benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Plan, Disability and Life Insurance
- 401(k) Plan with company match
- Generous Paid Time Off and Sick Leave
- Perks Discount Program

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description.  The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirement for this position.

Education: Must have a high school diploma or the equivalent; (2) years of college preferred. 

Experience:  Prefer one year in Health Information Management Department, Psychiatric setting preferred. Has knowledge of medical terminology, skilled in the use of ICD-10 and DSM-V.

Licensure/Certification:   Possess a CCA, CCS or RHIT administered by AHIMA and/or CPC, CPC-H or CPC-P administered by AAPC; or eligible to take one of the examinations.

Knowledge:  Has knowledge of medical, psychiatric and Health Information / Medical Records terminology, procedures and functions:

-Basic knowledge of medical record content and sequence

-Using both alphabetical and numerical filing systems

Must be fluent in English with excellent communication skills, has basic clerical training, which includes computer operation skills, and fundamental knowledge of office procedures, confidentiality and release of information laws, secretarial skills to include typing at 40 words per minute and various computer and word processing programs.

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