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Coder

Primary Location Wailuku, Hawaii Job Number 1226679 Date posted 11/29/2023
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Description:
Job Summary:

Accounts for coding and abstracting of patient encounters, including diagnostic and procedural information, significant reportable elements and complications. Researches and analyzes data needs for reimbursement. Analyzes medical record and identifies documentation deficiencies. Serves as resource and subject matter expert to other coding staff.

Essential Responsibilities:


  • Reviews and verifies documentation supports diagnoses, procedures and treatment results.  Identifies diagnostic and procedural information.
Basic Qualifications:
Experience


  • Minimum two (2) years of hospital licensed space certified coding experience required.

Education

  • High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.
  • Post high school coursework in medical records administration, anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Registered Health Information Technician Certificate OR Registered Health Information Administrator Certificate OR Certified Coding Specialist OR Professional Coder Certificate
Additional Requirements:

  • Experience with International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10 and ICD-10-PCS), Current Procedure Terminology (CPT4), and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding systems, and other related documentation requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand the clinical content of a health record.
  • Knowledge of and experience in medical record department functions, diagnosis related groups, and prospective payment system.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheet and database PC applications.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of hospital licensed space experience as a Certified Hospital Coder.
  • Completion of an accredited Health Information Management program.
Primary Location: Hawaii,Wailuku,Maui Memorial - Kahului Tower Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: S03|AFSCME|UNAC-UHCP-UNHCEH Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: MAUI MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER - HealthInforMgmt Administratn - 3601 Pay Range: $32.95 - $37.07 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest