Phoenix Childrens Hospital.

Coder I (45327111)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona - United States
Posted: 3/22/2018

Coder I

This position assigns, per coding guidelines, current ICD-xx-CM diagnosis and CPT-4 procedure codes for all professional services as may be assigned by the Coding Compliance Manager. Completes coding for all assigned accounts on a timely basis. Follows up on all accounts needing coding queries or documentation completion by clinicians or medical staff. Demonstrates coding competencies with quality of coding and meeting of department productivity standards. Develops open communication with providers to ensure constant feedback and education on coding and documentation. PCH Values Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team Excellence in clinical care, service and communication Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way. Position Duties Maintains consistent coding accuracy rate of 90% or better. Assigns diagnosis codes and procedure codes utilizing current ICD-xx-CM and CPT-4 coding classification systems in compliance with hospital guidelines, ICD-xx-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. Meets the established productivity standards for each visit type coded. Communicates via coding queries with medical staff, when appropriate, to facilitate the assignment of proper diagnosis and procedure codes. Demonstrates competencies with all software and hospital systems utilized, including ChartMaxx, Misys, and Medaptus. Responds in a timely manner to e-mails, bill edits, or other requests. Maintains professional certification and technical competency by attending education and training activities sponsored through the hospital, professional associations, and through independent study. Keeps apprised of current trends, developments, and awareness of coding changes. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Other

Phoenix Children's Hospital is Arizona's only licensed children's hospital, providing world-class are in more than 40 pediatric specialties to our state's sickest kids. Though Phoenix Children's is one of the 10 largest freestanding children's hospitals in the country, rapid population growth in Arizona means the Hospital must grow as well. Phoenix Children's recently announced a $588 million expansion plan to bring its special brand of family-centered care to even more patients and families. The plan includes a significant upgrade of the Hospital's current campus, an aggressive physician recruitment effort, and new satellite centers in high growth areas of the Valley. For more information, visit the Hospital's Web site at

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