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HIM Entry Level Coder
JOB SUMMARY: In accordance with established procedures, abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records and assigns appropriate ICD 10 CM and/or CPT codes to patient records. Confirms appropriate DRG assignments. Analyzes, enters and manipulates database. Responds to or clarifies internal requests for medical information when appropriate.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

A. Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Associate degree in Health Information preferred.

B. Personal Job Related Skills: Knowledge of ICD 10 CM and CPT coding systems; knowledge of the DRG system. Must have organizational skills, ability to meet continual deadlines. Demonstrate tactful and cooperative behavior and willingness to work as a team member.

C. Licensure, Registry or Certification: RHIA and/or CCS

D. Experience:
1. Prior Work Experience: Two years as an inpatient/outpatient coder in a hospital based Health Information Department with skills in ICD 10 CM & CPT-4; working knowledge of 3M encoder; basic computer skills and knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

2. Technical Training: None required.

This is an in-house position.
Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day

Contact Information
Leisha Elrod - HR Director
Human Resources
304 So. Daugherty
Eastland, TX 76448
Email: leisha.elrod@emhd.org
Phone: 254-631-5342
Fax: 254-629-8929

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