Under general direction, reviews and abstracts clinical data from patients medical records regarding events concerning a patient’s episode of care.  Coder assigns, diagnosis, and procedure codes using standardized classification systems (e.g ICD-9, CPT-4, etc.) and follows all required conventions for reimbursement and data capture. The Coder uses appropriate grouping software to assign appropriate DRG or other required grouping based on the diagnosis and procedure codes assigned.  All diagnosis and procedure codes and other appropriate data must be entered into computer systems using software applications. The Coder must use their expertise to evaluate edits and flags presented to insure accurate coding and optimal reimbursement.  The Coder may be required to assist Physicians in obtaining data reports and perform other related duties as required. 

High school graduation or equivalent. Completion of an accredited Certified Coding Specialist. Certificate program for inpatient departments and Certified Professional Coder-Hospital Outpatient (CPC-H) or Certified Coding Specialist-Physician for ambulatory (ED) or hospital services departments. Minimum of two years experience involving coding in a complex, acute care environment required. Surgical coding experience preferred.


Department: Surgery Bargaining Unit: 1199 Campus: MOSES Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3199 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8:30 AM-5 PM Req ID: 83440 


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