Health Information Services Coder II - Revenue Integrity
Penn State Health
Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania
Admin / Clerical
Internal Number: 2840
Penn State Health Corporation
Work Type: PRN
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible for the analysis of medical records and assignment of accurate ICD9CM and/or ICD10CM/PCS diagnostic and procedural codes, as well as CPT-4 procedural codes, for all inpatient, short stay, and observation services to assure accurate hospital re-imbursement. Work with physicians, administrative and financial staff as required assuring valid code assignments and/or clarification for timely billing. Serve as a mentor/resource for less experienced staff and serve in a lead role in the absence of the Supervisor.
Either: (A) Associate's degree in Health Information Technology or Nursing required or (B) Successful completion of a coding certificate program required. 3 years of coding experience in an acute care setting coding Inpatient, Observation, and/or Same Days required.
Certification as RHIT or CCS required.
Passing score on a pre-employment skills assessment test required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Familiarity with medical record documentation conventions required.
A working knowledge of computers is required.
Extensive skill level of office software required.
Ability to analyze data and communicate effectively is required.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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