Successful completion of the academic requirements of an HIM program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).
Certification as RHIA, RHIT, or CCS required.
Three or more years of experience in acute care facility is preferred for RHIAs and RHITs. Three or more years experience is required for CCS.
Performs designated abstracting and coding functions as specified.
Assigns diagnostic and procedure codes to inpatient and/or outpatient records.
Completes data abstract in 3M for each record coded.
Ensures records are accurately and completely coded according to hospital approved standards