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Coder Outpatient Surgery and Observation

Company: Francisan Health
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Detail-oriented, data specialists who can work from home/remote within Indiana or Illinois.


Good learners. Strong supporters. Accurate reviewers. Our medical coders are an important part of the medical record team. Ensuring diagnoses and procedures are accurately recorded is a big part of the job. The other part? Being able to follow state and federal compliance regulations. It's no small task. Think you're up for the job?

Are you timely and accurate? Are you detail-oriented? Do you love knowing that you're an integral part of the team? We've got a great place to put your skills to work.


Accurately review and code patient records in the following clinical areas: Acute - Outpatient, Acute - All Inpatient Service Lines, and Ambulatory Level 3 Specialty Services, as reflected in the Franciscan Coding Tier Matrix.

Meet defined coding accuracy and production standards and demonstrate a thorough knowledge of coding guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy/physiology, reimbursement schemes, and Payor specific guidelines.

Review and analyze the content of medical records to appropriately assign ICD diagnosis procedure codes, CPT procedure codes, and modifiers to meet coding guidelines.

Notify coding leadership of trends and topics for education and feedback to physicians and departments.

Identify and enter data elements for abstracting.

Participate actively in performance improvement teams, projects, and committees.

Serve as a Superuser and assist with system testing.

Serve as a backup to coding reimbursement specialist.


CCS, CPC, CCS-P, CCA with Coding experience, if not RHIT or RHIA Certified.

Knowledge of types of health information and the rules and regulations surrounding their use.

Advanced understanding of coding grouping methodologies.

Understanding of payer relationships, requirements and compliant billing practices and understanding of common medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.

Knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology, generic and trade names, and ICD coding and terminology used in diagnosis and classification of illnesses, injuries, and disabilities.

Concentrate for long periods.

Follow directions as communicated in a variety of ways.

Work independently with minimal supervision.

Critically evaluate and analyze information in written materials.

Process Improvement.

Accept personal accountability for deliverables and actions.

Effective communicator in multiple forms.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.


It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

Keywords: Francisan Health, Mishawaka , Coder Outpatient Surgery and Observation, Other , Mishawaka, Indiana

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