Health Information Services Coder I - Revenue Integrity
Penn State Health
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Admin / Clerical
Internal Number: 33812
Penn State Health Corporation
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Part Time FTE: 0.40 Shift: Day Hours: Day
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible for the analysis of medical records and assignment of accurate ICD9CM and/or ICD10CM/PCS diagnostic and procedural codes, as well as CPT-4 procedural codes, for all inpatient, short stay, and observation services to assure accurate hospital re-imbursement. Work with physicians, administrative and financial staff as required assuring valid code assignments and/or clarification for timely billing.
High school diploma required
Associate's Degree in Health Information Technology or Nursing or successful completion of a coding certificate program or current enrollment in a coding certificate program
Current or future eligibility for certification (RHIT or CCS or CCS-P)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Extensive skill level of basic office software required
Ability to analyze data and communicate effectively is required
Prior coding experience is highly preferred
This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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