Coder - Facility and Profee ED Coder

Phoenix, AZ 85016

Posted: 05/31/2024 Employment Type: Remote Profession: Coder Job Number: 84066 Pay Rate: $1,221 - $1,356 Specialty: Outpatient

Job Description


Position: Facility and Professional ED Coder

Contract Duration: 3 months, with the primary objective of addressing a backlog. This is a contract role with the possibility of extension, but not intended for temporary-to-permanent transition.

Experience Requirements:
  • Extensive experience in coding for outpatient emergency departments (ED).
  • Proficiency in professional ED coding.
  • Experience with pediatric coding is highly desirable.

Systems Knowledge:
  • Proficiency in using 3M encoder software.
  • Familiarity with Allscripts electronic health record system.

Responsibilities:
  • Review and accurately code all outpatient emergency department records, ensuring compliance with ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS guidelines.
  • Apply facility and professional ED coding principles to all records.
  • Collaborate with clinical staff and other coders to clarify documentation and coding queries, ensuring precise and comprehensive coding.
  • Utilize 3M and Allscripts systems effectively to manage and code records.
  • Participate in regular audits to ensure coding accuracy and compliance with established standards.
  • Maintain confidentiality and security of patient information in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Stay updated on the latest coding guidelines and best practices, especially those related to pediatric emergency care.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in coding.
  • Excellent understanding of medical terminology and anatomy related to emergency care.
  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret clinical documentation and assign accurate codes.
  • Effective communication skills for interaction with healthcare providers and team members.
  • Proficiency in using coding software and electronic health record systems.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Commitment to ongoing education and professional development in medical coding.

Additional Information:
  • This role is critical in helping the organization manage and eliminate a backlog of emergency department coding.
  • The position offers a chance to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with a focus on pediatric emergency care.
  • Coders with a meticulous approach and a commitment to accuracy will find this role particularly rewarding.

Benefits & Perks:
  • Weekly direct deposit.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401(k) with company matching.
  • Paid liability & workers’ comp coverage.
  • Flexible scheduling options.
  • Referral bonuses.
  • Personalized 1:1 career support before, during, & and after assignments.

About Us:

With over 30 years of healthcare staffing experience, GHR Healthcare is your trusted partner in finding the perfect contract or permanent role in the healthcare industry. Our specialized teams have placed thousands of healthcare professionals nationwide. You will have a dedicated recruiter, providing access to new opportunities and guidance every step of the way. Whatever your career goals, GHR Healthcare is here to support you and find your perfect fit. Get to know us: www.ghrhealthcare.com

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 
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