El Paso Children's Hospital
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Outpatient Coder/Abstractor - FT Days
at El Paso Children's Hospital
The Outpatient Coder/Abstractor accurately codes, sequences and abstracts outpatient medical records according to IC0-9-CM and CPT coding guidelines to achieve accurate and timely reimbursement and populate statistica databases. Queries physicians for clarification on documentation. Performs duties within approved practices, exercising independent judgment within pre-determined guidelines.
1. Knowledge of Health Information Systems practices, procedures, and guidelines.
2. Ability to analyze and solve problems.
3. Ability to seek out new methods and processes to improve services.
4. Ability to utilize verbal and written communication skills effectively.
One year outpatient coding experience required.
Education and Training:
High School diploma or equivalent.