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Certified Medical Coding Specialist

Details

  • Location Greater Worcester Area, Massachusetts
  • Job Type Contract
  • Pay $30.00 / Hour
  • Category ADMIN/OTHER
  • Date Posted Nov 28, 2017

Overview

About The Company

We are currently seeking candidates for a Certified Medical Coding Specialist located in the Greater Worcester Area. The position is with a trusted academic medical center in Central Massachusetts. This is an outstanding opportunity to get your foot in the door with a great company and learn from some of the best in the industry. All candidates considered must have 3+ years of related coding or medical coding certification experience.

Responsibilities
•     Perform analysis on medical record documentation to include review of tests/reports, and determine appropriate codes and other recognized reference materials 
•    Abstract and enter all codes and required demographics information into the computer system, the hospital abstracting database, or onto encounter forms 
•    Assist in resolving incomplete and missing chart documentation in order to expedite chart abstraction and billing 
•    Participate in improvement efforts and documentation training for medical and clinical staff relating to coding practices and guidelines 
•    Participate in quality assurance and performance measurement reviews and reporting 
•    Alert management to any coding irregularities; or trends contrary to policy/procedure
•    Maintain direct and ongoing communications with other coding and billing personnel to maximize overall efficiency of the operation 
•    Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives 
•    Attend variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required or directed 
•    Perform other similar and related duties as required or directed 

Qualifications
•    High School education, plus medical coding certification and training in medical terminology from an accredited program preferred including: AHIMA, NHA, and AAPC 
•    3+ years of medical abstraction and coding experience or related work experience preferred 
•    Knowledge of ICD-CM and CPT, HCPCS coding systems, 3rd party payer requirements and federal/state guidelines and regulations pertaining to coding and billing practices 
•    Requires intermediate level computer skills with the ability to use standard office software applications, such as Microsoft Office Excel and Word 
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrates professionalism when working with team members, management and other staff members 
 

This is a 3+ Month contract engagement that will pay $25-$30 an hour within a 40 hour work week and has the potential to convert into a full-time position. If you are interested in hearing more about the position please send your resume to lstokes@daleyaa.com immediately.

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