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Connecting employers with the talent they need + connecting healthcare professionals with the jobs they’ll love

Headquartered in New York City with 9 additional offices in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Florida, The Execu|Search Group specializes in the placement of healthcare professionals in full-time and temporary roles. From Registered Nursing positions to Medical Directors and Hospital Administrators, we work with some of the best healthcare facilities and are focused on connecting candidates with jobs that are tailored to their unique qualifications.  Our Health Services recruiters have achieved the Gold Seal of Approval™ for healthcare staffing services from The Joint Commission, which recognizes our dedication to providing our clients with qualified healthcare professionals.


The Execu|Search Group

CITY :

NEW YORK

STATE :

NY

COUNTRY :

USA

ZIP CODE :

10001

JOB ID NUMBER :

U1010933

POSTED :

10/13/2016

Medical Coder


The Execu|Search Group


POSITION TYPE:  Temporary to Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY:


Medical Coder
Medical Coder
Location: New York, NY
Salary: 
Experience: 1.0 year(s)
Job Type: Temporary to Full-Time
Job ID: U1010933
 
   
About the Opportunity

A highly reputable healthcare company based in Manhattan is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to join their staff as a Medical Coder! In this role, the Medical Coder performs ongoing critical assessment of coding CPT and diagnosis assignment on all types of specialties to include assessment for accuracy and compliance with Coding Guidelines. Apply today!

Company Description

Healthcare Company

Job Description

The Medical Coder will:

  • Abstract pertinent information from patient records and assign ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and/or HCPCS codes
  • Review claims, ensure accurate charge capture and review medical necessity for all
  • Follow guidelines for coding and documentation to ensure physicians and hospital compliance
  • Remain current with coding information to ensure accuracy of codes assigned based on documentation
  • Guide, support, and sponsor concurrent clinical coding
  • Provides clinical interpretation of physician documentation
  • Acts as a liaison between the clinical and coding functions
  • Serve as a resource for coding functions in the Medical Claims Review Unit to ensure proper level of coding and payment of medical claims
  • Evaluate documentation to assign the principal diagnosis, pertinent secondary diagnoses, and procedures for accurate CPT assignment
     
Required Skills
  • 1 year of experience
  • ICD-10 experience mandatory
  • Understanding of ICD-9 codes and how they will translate to the new ICD-10 code set
  • Strong knowledge of GEM mapping
  • Proficiency in assigning accurate medical codes for diagnoses, procedures and services performed in the outpatient setting
  • Proficiency across a wide range of services, which include evaluation and management, anesthesia, surgical services, radiology, pathology and medicine
  • HCS-D certification or agreement to complete within 6 months