CODER I in San Diego, CA at Scripps Med Foundation Administration

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
 
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
 
Be part of this growing team, preparing for new systems, and contributing your skills to the overall care of patients by ensuring correct coding is accomplished.
  • Responsible for correct and timely coding of all medical records utilizing appropriate systems.
  • Codes procedures, diagnoses or conditions, working from the appropriate medical record.
  • May provide instructions to lower level coders as needed. Converts diagnosis and procedure data from patient medical record to ICD-9-CM/ICD-10 or similar coding scheme.
  • Completes reimbursement or data abstraction forms for submission to appropriate parties. Identifies and sequences the diagnoses and procedures following all medical necessity guidelines.
  • Meets productivity and quality standards. Interacts with physicians and other staff to clarify documentation.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • Good critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Required Certification/Registration:
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from American Academy of Professional Coders

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: Associates Degree in Health Information Technology
 
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.