Texas Health Resources CODER II PRN in Arlington, Texas
*This is a remote position after initial training period. You must reside in the state of Texas.
Shift Days and Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 to 4:30
Minimum Experience Requirements:
1 year of coding experience in an acute hospital setting
Minimum Skill Requirements:
Required- Computer (keyboarding/knowledge of Windows apps). Effective oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in automated encoding system; Demonstrates critical thinking skills; Proficiency in coding convention and automated encoding system including knowledge of NCCI and OCE billing edits. Advanced working knowledge of the full range of ICD-9 and ICD-10 diagnosis codes and procedures-DRG assignments. Ability to read and interpret multiple healthcare providers' documentation relevant to coding; Demonstrates personal initiative to keep abreast of new developments in coding updates and technology; Demonstrates competent use of available research material.
Reviews and interprets health record documentation to identify pertinent diagnoses/procedures that require code assignment for inpatient records.
Demonstrates appropriate utilization of coding software and coding reference material.
Assigns/sequences ICD 10-CM/PCS and DRG assignment to selected medical records per Coding Guidelines. THR Coding Compliance Policies, CMS and other third party payers. Queries physicians to ensure appropriate documentation for accurate coding.
Reviews level of care/status assignment orders and initiates reconciliation process.
Abstracts pertinent information from patient medical record.
Correctly identifies and abstracts all physicians, disposition codes and other vital abstract data.
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.
Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures, and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.
At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.