Company: Castleview Hospital
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Castleview HospitalAccountable for conversion of diagnoses and
treatment procedures into codes using an
internationalclassification of diseases. Job Responsibilities:
- Ensures that patient records are accurately coded utilizing
ICD-9-CM and CPT codes and guidelines. Efficiently utilizes
computerized coding/abstracting equipment.
- Reviews patient chart thoroughly to ascertain all
diagnoses/procedures. Contacts responsible physician in a
professional, tactful manner, if diagnosis is not available on
- Coder's diagnoses and procedures on clinical summary agree with
physician's preference 100% of the time. Refers chart to doctor if
there is a question regarding the diagnoses/codes.
- Ensures data quality and optimum reimbursement allowable under
the federal and state payment systems.
- Acts as a resource person to clinic staff for coding and may
provide education regarding coding changes/issues.
- Maintain current knowledge of Medicare changes and
- Assists in the effective and efficient operation of the medical
- Work insurance denials to help billing department.
- Maintains CONFIDENTIALITY of all pertinent patient care
information to assure patient rights are protected. Releases
information in accordance with established policies.
- Does not have unauthorized overtime, arrives on time, leaves on
time and has few unscheduled absences.
- Respects diversity of each individual (patients, visitors,
vendors, co-workers).Job Requirements:
- National Coding Certification
- Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the
ability to work with well with others. Must be able to work in a
stressful environment and be able to handle multiple tasks.
- Must obtain BLS with in 60 days of hireLifePoint Health is
committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all
applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws
prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for
employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national
origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual
orientation, veterans status or any other basis protected by
applicable federal, state or local law.
Keywords: Castleview Hospital, Provo , Coder FT, Other , Price, Utah
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