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Coder I Ancillary

Company: Dignity Health
Location: SANTA MARIA
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewMarian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services. Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.ResponsibilitiesCoder 1 is a member of the Health Information Management Team (HIM) responsible for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of clinical coding, validating the information in the databases for outcome management and specialty registries, across the entire integrated healthcare system. The purpose of this position is to apply the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information records for data retrieval, analysis and claims processing. This position is expected to perform duties in alignment with the mission and policies within the Dignity Health organization, TJC, CMS and other regulatory agencies.QualificationsMinimum+ High school diploma or equivalent required. + Completion of an AHIMA or APPC accredited coding certification program that includes courses that are critical to coding success such as: Anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, Medical Terminology and ICD-10 and CPT coding courses. + One year Coding and abstracting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. + A minimum of 1 year Ancillary facility coding experience. + Have and maintain current coding credential from AHIMA or AAPC (RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, or CPC-H). + Analytical / Critical thinking and problem solving. + Knowledge and application of ICD-10-CM, HCPCS and CPT-4 classification systems. + Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and concepts effectively across orPreferred+ Experience with various Encoder systems i.e. OptumCAC, Cerner + OptumCAC, Cerner) preferred. + Intermediate level of Microsoft Excel preferred.Connect With Us!Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity? Join one of our Talent Communities (/connect?back=intro&in/_iframe=1&hashed=-435626305) to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness.Job ID_2020-132330_Employment Type_Full Time_Department_HIM Coding_Hours / Pay Period_80_Facility_Marian Regional Medical Center_Shift_Day_Standard Hours_Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00)_Work Schedule_8 Hour_Location_CA-SANTA MARIA_ Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Santa Maria , Coder I Ancillary, Other , SANTA MARIA, California

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