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Certified Medical Coder

Category:Contract
Location: Seattle, Washington 98121
Posted:Tue, February 02, 2021
Salary:Up to US$0.00 per year
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Certified Medical Coder

9 month contract

Remote to start (Seattle, WA)

Responsibilities:

  • The Medical Documentation Specialist in this position is a key figure in both the identification and annotation of pertinent information within medical documents.
  • The Documentation Specialist will utilize prior healthcare knowledge and healthcare terminology, medical coding experience, along with the annotation guidelines of the team.
  • This position involves utilizing a web-based annotation tool and basic Microsoft Office tools.
  • Training will be provided.
  • This is a full time position with potential for working remotely after demonstrating adequate skill and performance level with coming into the office two or three days (max) a week.

Requirements:

  • Experience and certified in at least one of these medical coding areas: ICD-10 CM, ICD-10 PCS, CPT.
  • 2-3+ years of experience
  • Basic computer skills including working with a mouse, Microsoft Office Products (excel and word) and office email
  • AHIMA, AAPCA - organizations that give out the certifications
  • Review and adhere to internal guidelines created for annotation
  • Communicate with team and provide feedback on the annotation guidelines
  • Effectively and efficiently, identify key concepts and terms within medical charts
  • Work with others in similar roles to resolve any discrepancies within the group
  • Review reports and spreadsheets to correct, adjust, or support annotation decision
  • Understanding of electronic medical records, including but not limited to reading medical charts, lab reports, procedure notes... Understanding of vast medical abbreviation

Preferred skills:

  • Experience and certified in at least one of these medical coding areas: ICD-10 CM, ICD-10 PCS, CPT.
  • Knowledge of different medical Ontologies and Terminologies (examples: SNOMED, RxNorm, LOINC...)
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning in Medicine

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