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Medical Coder

Company: Ascension Health
Location: Tulsa
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We Are HiringMedical Coder Department: Revenue Cycle Management Schedule: Full-Time, Day shift. 8am-5pm. Monday through Friday. 40 hours per week. Location : 4720 South Harvard Avenue, Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135 Ascension Medical Group is part of the largest Catholic healthcare system in the United States. A s marter, more coordinated system of care requires collaboration among private practice physicians, employed physicians, other practitioners and health systems. Our physician-led national provider organization, known as Ascension Medical Group, is a key component in helping Ascension achieve the quadruple aim: the best possible outcomes, enhanced experience for those we serve, enhanced experience for clinicians, and affordable care. We have 104 locations throughout Oklahoma and part of Kansas. Our team of more than 500 medical providers and staff are guided by an integrated approach to care providing a wide range of medical services and specialties. Benefits include health, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, HRA, adoption, paternity, life, retirement, and voluntary benefits. These programs protect your health, income, and survivors as well as secure your retirement and enrich your spirit. What You Will DoApply the appropriate diagnostic and procedural code to patient health records for purposes of document retrieval, analysis and claim processing.

  • Abstract pertinent information from patient records.
  • Assign the International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification (ICD), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) or Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes, creating Ambulatory Patient Classification (APC) or Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) assignments.
  • Obtain acceptable productivity/quality rates as defined per coding policy.
  • Query physicians when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes.
  • Maintain knowledge of and complie with coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements.
  • Conduct chart audits for physician documentation requirements & internal coding; provide associate/physician & education as appropriate.
  • Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adhere to official coding guidelines.
  • Keep abreast of and complie with coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements.What You Will NeedLicensure / Certification / Registration:
    • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) preferred.
    • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) preferred.
    • Reg Health Info Admnstr preferred.
    • Reg Health Info Tech preferred.Education:
      • High school diploma or GED required.Additional Preferences
        • CPC or RHIT Certification
        • 1 to 2 years of physician office coding experience strongly preferred.Why Join Our TeamBeginning as a 50-bed hospital in 1926, Ascension St. John has expanded to include multiple hospital locations, incorporating the skills of more than 7,000 employees throughout northeastern Oklahoma. We offer generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerAscension St. John is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdfFor further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the EEO is the Law poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster Supplemen (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf) tPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf)

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