Assign diagnosis and procedure codes and to inpatient Medical/Surgical cases and DRG payer medical records. Assign diagnosis and surgical codes using ICD-9-CM/ ICD-10-CM codes in order to provide billing/reimbursement and statistical information. Ensure the accurate selection of the principal diagnosis and procedure and all other significant diagnoses and procedures. Abstract hospital-defined data from records for data collection purposes. Ensure compliance with official guidelines (ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, Coding Clinic), AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding and Tenet guidelines
SPECIAL SKILLS: The interpersonal skills necessary to interact with all levels of department personnel, other departments, physicians and individuals from outside the Hospital. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in inpatient and/or outpatient coding. Must be able to use standard office equipment and information systems. Ability to interact with other employees through effective communication. Ability to prioritize and shift workloads to ensure departmental goals for revenue cycle goals.
Certification, Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 2 - 5 years coding experience
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, or CIC
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Region
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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: 1905003957
About Abrazo Region
“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.