Coder (RHIT) CCS Outpatient Ancillary-76802

US-OR-Hillsboro
Department
Medical Records-76800
Req #
2017-4261
Job Type
Full Time (80 hours per pay period)
Shift
Days
# of Openings
1
Classification
Non-Exempt
Budgeted Hours Per Pay Period
80

Overview

At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Watch what happens when we combine our deep understanding of the community’s health needs with OHSU’s leadership in healthcare innovation.

 

Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier health care providers, including 3rd Healthiest Employer in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 5th straight Gold Plus from the American Heart Association, and #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.

 

Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

Summary of Duties

Codes, abstracts, and submits for billing all outpatient records/reports.  Coordinates re-bill requests, assists internal and external customers with coding questions and concerns.  Keeps current and maintains all outpatient coding resources.  Educates physician offices regarding ancillary coding compliance, fraud and abuse.  Plays a key role in delivering the advanced beneficiary notice to our customers, making calls to physicians and their offices to ensure complete and clear laboratory orders.

Hiring Competencies

a)    Education: Graduate of an approved program of health information management or commensurate work experience with license as below.

b)    License: RHIT or CCS required through the American Health Information Management Association. New graduates of an approved Health Information Management program must obtain RHIT or CCS certification within 6 months from date of hire.

c)    Demonstrates ability to access and enter data into personal computer.

d)    Excellent customer service skills.

e)    Demonstrates professional level of written and verbal communication skills.

f)     Ability to multitask and work with frequent interruptions.

g)    Presents a positive professional image.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND HAZARDS:

Percentage of Time Spent:

% of time

Physical Requirement

1-30%

Standing

60-100%

Sitting

1-30%

Walking

1-30%

Lifting / Carrying

b).     Physically Demanding Tasks:  Job mainly sedentary.  Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work shift.

Additional Posting Information

Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.

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