Catholic Health Initiatives Coder I - Cath Lab Joint Venture(Days) Full-Time in HOUSTON, Texas
Coder I - Cath Lab Joint Venture(Days) Full-Time
Catholic Health Initiatives St. Luke's Health is a health
system located in the Greater Houston area. It is a part of one of the largest
health systems and the second largest faith-based health system in the United
States. CHI St. Luke's Health's facilities
have been recognized as some of the best in the nation. CHI St. Luke's Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is a
nationally recognized leader in medical research and treatment, and has given
rise to powerful breakthroughs in heart, neuroscience, cancer, and
clinical documentation and diagnostic results to extract data and apply
appropriate international classification system (ICD-9. CM and/or ICD-10. CM)
and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes to multiple categories of
outpatient records in a multi-hospital system. Utilize critical thinking skills
in evaluating medical necessity in regulatory policies. Apply knowledge of
official coding guidelines and other regulatory guidelines. Outpatient
coding is performed for billing/reimbursement, statistical purposes, internal
and external data collection, research and regulatory compliance, and to assist
in determining medical necessity of tests being ordered.
School Diploma/GED Required
(1) year of outpatient coding experience
Minimum Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:
have thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology
the clinical care of the patient into a coded format for diagnoses, treatments
and procedures on ancillary, emergency room, series and other outpatients
according to the appropriate international classification system (ICD-9. CM
and/or ICD-10. CM) and/or CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) for final
billing and/or medical necessity checking, abstracting data when required
according to encounter type. may be Responsible for any of the following
technical coding principles and APC reimbursement expertise to assign identify,
abstract, sequence and code (utilizing ICD-9. CM and/or ICD-10. CM and CPT-4.
principal and secondary diagnoses and procedures, and discharge disposition
from Emergency Room records, outpatients and series accounts according to
Department procedures and coding guidelines.
information into the medical necessity software for Medicare outpatients to
determine if tests ordered are medically necessary based on the diagnoses given
by the physician.
coding compliance policies, official coding guidelines, regulatory requirements
and internal coding guidelines affecting the coding process.
by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health
Information Management Association (AHIMA) and adheres to official coding
to all St. Luke’s policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary
specifications, including time managements, supply management, productivity and
accuracy of practice.
department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization.
with physicians in writing and/or verbally regarding clarification of clinical
individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for
mandatory and continuing education
Job Administrative and Clerical
Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-6620 MAIN BUILDING
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0130009