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Certified Medical Coder ** 100% Remote **

Company: Amerit Consulting
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: Our client, a Medical Center facility under the aegis of a California Public Ivy university and one of largest health delivery systems in California, seeks an accomplished Certified Medical Coder. *** Candidate must be authorized to work in USA without requiring sponsorship *** ****************************************************************************************************
*** Location: Los Angeles, CA 90095 (100% Remote Acceptable)*** Duration: 6 months w/ possibility of extension Note: - Must be available for some weekend and holiday work. Description: - This position codes diagnosis and procedures for assigned cases. - In performing the coding requirements this position is required to utilize knowledge of coding guidelines, AHA - Coding Clinic, and AMA - CPT Assistant guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathological basis of disease, documented treatment, and procedures. - Assigns ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT/HCPCS codes for patient. Correctly assigns diagnosis coding for accurate DRG selection and/or all applicable procedural coding for correct APCs for all patients to assure accurate reimbursement and the highest quality data possible. - Abstracts all coded data in a timely and accurate manner into the abstracting system. - Codes all records within the established departmental quality standards (95%). - Meets established departmental productivity standards of 2-3 inpatient accounts per hour. - Always prioritizes high dollar and old accounts in an effort to keep the accounts receivable to an absolute minimum. - Maintains required credential and CEUs per policy (20 hours annually). - Communicates to Coding Supervisor and/or Director any concerns regarding coding, documentation, and departmental issues. - Assists with the training of new staff, students, volunteers, and contracted staff. - Attends all Medical Coding meetings as required. - Consistently and accurately abstracts additional data elements as required, e.g., OSHPD elements, special studies, etc. - 3M 360 Encompass is used to access coding work queues for working on all medical records. - In collaboration with the CDI team, it has been the Coder's responsibility in completing specific cases in a timely manner when sent for reconciliation. - Productive coding hours are determined by calculating total coding hours worked, less mandatory education and less non-productive time for a total of productive hours worked. Qualifications: - Minimum of 3 years of experience with surgical procedural coding and ambulatory care coding. - Several years of AMC (Academic Medical Center) experience that is currently line coding difficult accounts at a major medical center. - Proficiency in ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT-4/HCPCS and modifier usage and working knowledge of APC payment methodologies, AHA Coding Clinic and CPT Assistant. - Licensure / Certification: CCS required, RHIA or RHIT preferred. - Working knowledge of all California and National reporting requirements. - Demonstrated ability to work with all internal and external customers in a professional manner. - Ability to assist in orientation and training of new employees and students. - Provide guidance and training for new / trainee coders. **************************************************************************************************** I'd love to talk to you if you think this position is right up your alley, and assure a prompt communication, whichever direction. If you're looking for rewarding employment and a company that puts its employees first, we'd like to work with you.
Satwinder "Sat" SinghLead Technical Recruiter Company Overview: Amerit Consulting is an extremely fast-growing staffing and consulting firm. Amerit Consulting was founded in 2002 to provide consulting, temporary staffing, direct hire, and payrolling services to Fortune 500 companies nationally, as well as small to mid-sized organizations on a local & regional level. Currently, Amerit has over 2,000 employees in 47 states. We develop and implement solutions that help our clients operate more efficiently, deliver greater customer satisfaction, and see a positive impact on their bottom line. We create value by bringing together the right people to achieve results. Our clients and employees say they choose to work with Amerit because of how we work with them - with service that exceeds their expectations and a personal commitment to their success. Our deep expertise in human capital management has fueled our expansion into direct hire placements, temporary staffing, contract placements, and additional staffing and consulting services that propel our clients' businesses forward. Amerit Consulting provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Applicants, with criminal histories, are considered in a manner that is consistent with local, state and federal laws.

Keywords: Amerit Consulting, Irvine , Certified Medical Coder ** 100% Remote **, Healthcare , Irvine, California

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