Medical Coder

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Location
Conway, South Carolina
Industry
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 12.00 - US$ 13.50 per hour
Ref. Number
S_68207
Contact
Berryman, Amber, Spherion
Phone
843-4388337
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Job Description

Analyzes medical records and identifies documentation deficiencies. Serves as resource and subject matter expert to other coding staff. Reviews and verifies documentation supports diagnoses, procedures and treatment results. Identifies diagnostic and procedural information.

Responsibilities:
Assign codes to diagnoses and procedures, using ICD (International Classification of Diseases) and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes
Ensure codes are accurate and sequenced correctly in accordance with government and insurance regulations
Follow up with the provider on any documentation that is insufficient or unclear
Communicate with other clinical staff regarding documentation
Search for information in cases where the coding is complex or unusual
Receive and review patient charts and documents for accuracy
Review the previous day's batch of patient notes for evaluation and coding
Ensure that all codes are current and active

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
put their active listening skills to use.
be able to retain information easily.
ask questions to better understand complex tasks, processes, etc.
assert their knowledge and expertise to a wide variety of people, including providers and other healthcare professionals.

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
Successful completion of a certification program
Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology
Excellent typing and 10-key speed and accuracy
Commitment to a high level of customer service
Superior mathematical skills
Familiarity with ICD-9 codes and procedures
Solid oral and written communication skills
Working knowledge of medical jargon and anatomy preferred
Able to work independently


Please apply at: www.spherion.com/apply and send me your resume to amberberryman@spherion.com

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