Coder 1 - Neurology Clinic
St. Dominic Medical Associates
NEUROLOGY CLINIC 6905
Performs designated abstracting and coding functions as specified.
Assigns diagnostic and procedure codes to records of discharged patients.
Completes data abstract in 3M for each record coded.
Ensures records are accurately and completely coded according to hospital approved standards.
Entry level position for someone enrolled in an HIM program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Candidate must pass RHIA or RHIT exam within 12 months of graduation.
Ability to code accounts in the following queues: Low priority (OP) Low priority rehab (OP) Should be able to concentrate during numerous interruptions. Must be able to withstand pressure of scrutiny of work. Must demonstrate knowledge of ICD-9-CM and/or CPT coding system. Must be able to learn the 3M abstractor/encoder/grouper system. Must possess good verbal and written communication skills and be proficient in English and spelling. Must have good computer skills, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating system. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Must be able to type and sit for long periods of time.