Non-Clinical - Health and Information Management Specialty:
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**** START DATE: ASAP END DATE/CONTRACT LENGTH: 1/31/2022
100% Remote SHIFT: 5x8H Shifts, M-F although manager would like someone who would be willing to work 1 weekend shift JOB SUMMARY Under general direction of the Coding Manager, and according to established procedures, this position codes diagnosis and procedures for assigned cases. Assigns the appropriate ICD-10-CM & ICD-10-PCS codes to the highest level of specificity for appropriate assignment of the DRG and all applicable CPT and/or HCPCS codes for the appropriate APC levels for patient accounts and abstracts all coded data into abstracting information system for patients receiving services at UC San Diego Health System.
Responsible for data entry into electronic databases for use in the assessing quality of patient care, outcome analysis, and financial management. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Coding experience with coding and charging of Inpatient and/or Observation charts.
Must have demonstrated coding knowledge with at least 3 years' experience coding and charging inpatient and/or observation charts in an acute care setting with RHIT/RHIA/CCS. Proven skill with computers and computer systems. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 3-5 years coding experience with proven knowledge in coding and charging of inpatient and/or Observation charts with RHIT/RHIA/CCS credential. Knowledge of EPIC and 3M 360