The Health Information Management Department is service-oriented departments whose goal is to accurately, confidentially and legally maintain the medical record on patients seen at JFK Memorial Hospital. This includes proper handling of the medical record to ensure all departmental, regulatory and legal requirements are met regarding the medical record. In addition, the transcription of reports, coding of records, copying of the medical record according to policy, birth certificate processing, timely completion and availability of the medical record for continuity of care as well as customer services.
The Coding Specialist level 2 is a skilled level position with knowledge and experience with ICD 9 and CPT coding. The responsibility of the Coding Specialist is to code all in-patient and out-patient medical records and abstract pertinent information as per policy. All in-patient and out-patient coding will be coded according to the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT). A Coding Specialist 2 must be knowledgeable and skilled in all levels of coding including emergency department, interventional radiology, outpatient surgery and other ancillary encounters.
1. At least three (3) years experience working in an acute hospital setting coding a variety of in-patient records.
2. Must be knowledgeable in coding out-patient records with en-coder computerized coding experience.
3. High School Diploma, successful completion of college courses in medical terminology and anatomy/physiology - preferred
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905004407
About John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.