One (1) to two (2) years of medical records outpatient coding experience (technical and hospital) required. Health Information Management or Health Information Technology (HIM or HIT) new graduates or senior students will be considered in lieu of experience. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes, Coding Clinic guidelines required. Knowledge of outpatient ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding principles and guidelines required. Prior experience and/or use of an encoder (Clintegrity 360) and navigating an electronic medical record is a plus. Must have the ability to balance multiple and changing priorities. Must be able to read, write and speak English and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be detail oriented, accurate, organized, and work well independently. Must have a working knowledge of computers and be able to navigate the internet. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially with the use of Excel, Outlook, and shared files as daily tools. May be required to work evenings and/or weekends.
The primary purpose of the Outpatient Coder I position is to perform medical record review of clinic visits, radiology reports, laboratory requisitions, and/or other diagnostic testing/reports as assigned. The coder will identify the appropriate E/M visit charge for clinics only, and assign ICD-10 diagnosis code(s) and CPT procedure code(s) when appropriate to the encounter.
University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org/hrweb.