Medical Records Technician (Coder)

May 22 2018
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

  

Performs ICD-9/ICD-10 and Medicare IRF coding of diagnoses, impairments and procedures following regulatory and coding guidelines/standards for inpatients and outpatients.  Performs medical record review, data collection and data input for billing and reimbursement, research use, statistical reporting and audits.

 

  

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

 

Education:

·         High school or equivalent.

 

Skills/Experience:

·         Recent 1-2 years medical record work experience doing filing, chart assembly and analysis or related activities, and use of an electronic medical record.   

·         Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. 

·         Formal education in ICD CM coding of diagnoses and procedures. 

·         Data input and data abstraction work experience.

·         Demonstrates proficient verbal and written communication skills in English.