HIM CODER OUTPATIENT II - MEDICAL RECORDS in Kenosha at Froedtert South

Date Posted: 11/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Schedule
    Full-time
  • Shift
    Varied
  • Hours
    80
  • Facility/Name
    Froedtert Kenosha Hospital

Job Description

  • POSITION PURPOSE
    • Employees in this position code observation patient and same-day patient records.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • High School or Equivalent (GED)
      Associates Degree in HIT preferred
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • 1 year
      Coding experience preferred
  • LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    • RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) or RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) eligible or certified.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
    • Ability to read, write, hear, speak, and comprehend the English language.
    • Ability to re-organize work, re-prioritize tasks, and perform multi-tasks in a changing environment.
    • Ability to pay attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
    • Ability to accurately relay information and communicate in a tactful and courteous manner with co-workers, clinical staff, non-clinical staff, patients, and visitors.
    • Proficient computer and keyboarding skills and experience using Microsoft Office products.
    • Strong knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy & physiology, and pathophysiology.
    • Knowledge of International Classification of Disease (ICD) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT).
  • PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • After 6 months of experience, codes 2 Observation or 3 Same Day Surgery records per hour.

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Kenosha Medical Center Campus and the St. Catherine’s Medical Center Campus and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.