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Outpatient Coder

Company: Middlesex Health
Location: Middletown
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Full-Time 40 HoursMiddlesex HealthBased in Middletown, Connecticut, Middlesex Health, a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, includes Middlesex Hospital, a not-for-profit magnet hospital with 275 beds, and two Middlesex Health Cancer Center locations. It also features three emergency departments and two urgent care centers, along with many other programs and services. Middlesex Health's network of primary care physicians, medical and surgical specialists, and other employees work to meet the needs of the Middlesex County and Connecticut shoreline communities.Using innovative technology, Middlesex Health's vision is to be the clear, first choice for medical care, and its mission is to provide the safest, highest-quality care and best experience possible.Today's Smarter Choice for Care...Middlesex Health is an independent award winning organization. At Middlesex Health, we have a unique combination of award-winning talent, world-class technology and patient-first care that's making health care better. Through our affiliation with the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Middlesex Health has access to the most advanced medical knowledge and research available.Benefits of Working at Middlesex Health:When you choose Middlesex Health to further your career, you have chosen a health care system that strives for excellence in patient care as well as employee satisfaction. In fact, we firmly believe they go hand-in-hand.Middlesex Health is committed to offering employees a comprehensive, competitive and affordable benefit package. We also continuously seek to improve and expand the benefits available to our employees. In addition to our paid time off, some of these benefits include:Tuition and continuing education assistance: Middlesex Health provides financial support for training and education.Retirement plan: The Middlesex Health Retirement Savings & Investment Plan allows eligible employees to make voluntary, pre-tax contributions and receive limited matching contributions from the health system every pay period, along with an automatic core contribution from the health system each year.Student Loan Relief Program: Middlesex Health offers a voluntary Loan Relief--- benefit from Fiducius that can help you better manage your student loan.
Summary:This position is responsible for reviewing the electronic Outpatient records (including same day surgeries, observations or diagnostic procedures) for clinical documentation to determine and assign the proper and most accurate medical codes for diagnoses and procedures performed. This will -ensure the Health System is accurately billing and obtaining proper payment for services rendered.Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess or be able to obtain one of the following: American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or, Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) or American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Registered health information technician (RHIT), or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Certified Coding specialists(CCS) or Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P) designation. Able to obtain indicates: completed coursework in accredited medical coding courses.
    • Knowledge and experience with ICD-10-CM and CPT/HCPC coding.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Preferred Qualifications
      • One to two (1-2) years' experience coding in outpatient surgeries, observation admissions or interventional radiology.
      • Prior experience using EPIC.

Keywords: Middlesex Health, Middletown , Outpatient Coder, Other , Middletown, Connecticut

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