Telecommuting Medical Coder

Job ID: Available for Members

Location: Nationwide

Compensation: To Be Discussed

Posted: Friday, December 29, 2017

Job Category: Healthcare, Medical Coding

Telecommute Level: 100% Telecommute

Travel Requirements: No Travel

Weekly Hours: Full Time

Employment Status: Permanent

Employer Type: Employer

Career Level: Experienced

Additional Information: Benefits Available

Job Summary

A healthcare company has a current position open for a Telecommuting Medical Coder.

Core Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Reviewing inpatient charts to determine all diagnoses/procedure codes and accurate assignment of DRG
  • Abstracting required elements from charts, including discharge dispositions
  • Recognizing incomplete, conflicting, or ambiguous documentation and initiating physician queries

Required Skills:

  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of ICD-10-CM/PCS coding principles and applications
  • Thorough knowledge of Official Coding Guidelines and payer specific requirements
  • Knowledge of various hospital information systems, encoders and other technologies
  • Ability to troubleshoot minor technical issues
  • Maintain 95% DRG and overall accuracy rate
  • 2+ years working as a Medical Coder
  • Minimum of successful completion of a coding certificate program in a program with AHIMA or AAPC approval status