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Coder 2 (PT)

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 Job Title: Coder 2 (PT)
 Company Name: Marion General Hospital
 Employment Type: Part Time (benefited)
 Location: MARION, IN, United States
 Department: Patient Accounting
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: various
 Hours/Pay Period: 40
 Degree Required: A.S
 Job ID: 13.7440.01865
 Date Posted: May 22, 2013
 Years Experience: 2
 Facility / Location: Marion General Hospital
 Job Category: Administrative/Clerical
 Note:  Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.
  Complete Description

Primary Job Function

Codes medical observation, outpatient, emergency room and ambulatory surgery discharge records for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance with federal regulations according to diagnosis, invasive and non-invasive procedures using ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 classification system.  Abstracts information needed for statistical data as well as for anesthesia improvement.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

A high school graduate or its equivalent. 

College level Applied Science courses in Anatomy/Physiology and Medical Terminology completed at time of hire unless waiver granted due to experience.

The coder must possess one of the following credentials:  Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P), or Certified Procedural Coder (CPC). 

Two years ICD-9-CM and CPT coding experience or related coding courses acceptable to Health Information Management.

Proficient computer skills and competent PC keyboard skills.

Ability to use calculator, copier, and fax machine.

Analytical ability and judgment in prioritizing the performance of tasks, duties procedures, both written and verbally communicated.

Strong organizational skills in order to manage multiple tasks simultaneously combined with the ability to effectively prioritize.

High degree of accuracy with concentration and close attention to detail.

Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with associates, department managers, Hospital Administration and business associates outside the hospital presenting a professional image as a representative of Marion General  Hospital and the Health Information Management Department.

Working Conditions:

Typical office environment.  Requires ability to work any shift, holidays or weekends.

Physical and Mental Activities, Tools and Equipment:

Continual manipulation of large volumes of books, reports, or charts.  Prolonged sitting, turning, eye strain, and repetitive wrist, finger and hand movement. 

Use of Personal Computer and standard office equipment (e.g. telephone, fax, copier, calculator).


2009Marion General Hospital 441 N. Wabash Ave. Marion, Indiana 765.662.4000