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MED INFO CODER ABSTRACTOR III
Greenville Health System | Greenville, South Carolina
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Job Description

Job Class

CLERICAL/ADMINISTRATIVE

FLSA

Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Audits and reconciles ICD codes entered by Clinical Documentation Integrity and at Registration and CPT procedure codes entered through the charge description master.  Reviews the entire medical record and is responsible for accuracy of final coding and abstracting of statistical and reimbursement data to assign DRG on inpatient encounters and APCs for outpatient visits. May code various patient encounters including inpatient, outpatient observation, ambulatory surgery, clinic visits, and outpatient diagnostic tests.  Communicates as required to assure proper information is available for correct code assignment.

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director or executive.

Minimum Education

High School diploma or equivalent

Minimum Experience

3 years - Three years coding experience to include a minimum of one year inpatient coding and DRG assignment AND one year outpatient coding with knowledge of APCs.  Outpatient coding may include observation, emergency department, ambulatory surgery, clinic, or diagnostic visits.

Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

CCS - CERT CODING SPECIALIST - C017

Specific Acceptable Credentials (if applicable)

N/A

In lieu of the Above Minimum Requirements

N/A

Other Required Experience

Associate/bachelor's degree in Health Information - Preferred

Demonstrates working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, disease process, pharmacology and ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding - Required

RHIA, RHIT, CPC, or CPC-H (in addition to the required CCS or CCS-P) - Preferred

Position Posting Category

Clerical/Administrative

About Greenville Health System

Greenville, SC

GHS employs over 10,000 people. Our system includes clinically excellent facilities with 1,268 beds on 5 campuses. We offer 7 residency programs, 7 fellowships and a 4-year medical education program: University of South Carolina School of Medicine–Greenville, located on GHS’ Greenville Memorial Medical Campus. We are a designated Level I Emergency Trauma Center and also have a separate research facility.

Greenville, SC is a beautiful place to live and work. Located on the I-85 corridor between Atlanta and Charlotte, it is one of the fastest growing areas in the country. We are ideally situated near beautiful mountains, beaches and lakes. We enjoy a diverse and thriving economy, excellent quality of life, and wonderful cultural and educational opportunities.

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