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Company: University of Miami
Location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 08/19/2022
Expire Date: 10/19/2022
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
The department of Health Information Management has an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Inpatient Coder to work at the UHealth campus. The Inpatient Coder (U) reviews inpatient medical records to accurately assign and sequence procedural codes for use in reimbursement and data collection.
Verifies patient information to identify any discrepancies.
Monitors scanning to ensure documents are scanned effectively and promptly reports any issues to management.
Works with physicians to ensure proper diagnosis, symptom or reason for service is listed to safeguard the departmentís ability to obtain adequate reimbursement for care provided.
Converts clinical information into applicable codes.
Understands and complies with all relevant laws and regulations in regard to the handling of medical records.
Reports unusual circumstances and any information on risk factors to management.
Maintains current knowledge of coding and medical records practices and regulations.
Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High School diploma or equivalent
Certified Coding Specialist
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
Commitment to the Universityís core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.