Coder (MCP)

Medical University of South Carolina | SC, United States

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Posted Date 2/20/2024
Description

Job Description Summary

MUSC Community Physicians (MCP) is an entity within the Medical University of South Carolina that provides healthcare to patients within the rural health network throughout the state of South Carolina.

Under the direct supervision of the Hospital Coding Supervisor, the Coder II will Abstract inpatient, outpatient, clinic, and/or emergency department medical record documentation to select and sequence appropriate ICD-10-CM/PCS, HCPCS, and/or CPT4 codes. Adheres to coding compliance guidelines for assignment of complete, accurate, timely and consistent codes for diagnoses and procedures to include final DRG assignment.

Entity

MUSC Community Physicians (MCP)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type?

Regular

Cost Center

CC004522 MCP - Allocation Corporate - Midlands Incremental

Pay Rate Type

Pay Grade

Health-25

Scheduled Weekly Hours

0

Work Shift

Job Description

The coder/abstracter is responsible for accurate code assignment of all inpatient, outpatient, and emergency service diagnoses, procedures and conditions as indicated in the patient medical record. Classification systems include ICD-10 and CPT edition, and all coding is in accordance with official coding guidelines from the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, and the American Health Information Management Association.  All work is carried out in accordance with the Health Information Management Department and MUSC approved policies and procedures.

Minimum Education and Experience:

High School diploma and completion of a medical terminology course and a medical records ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT-4 coding class and one-year related experience; an Associate degree may be substituted for the required work experience.       

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:

Credentialed as a Certified Coder by a nationally recognized accrediting body (AAPC or AHIMA) – CPC, CCS, or RHIA.

Additional Job Description

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan
  • Paid time off and extended sick leave
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Disability insurance plan options
  • Continuous professional and clinical training
  • Competitive pay
  • Annual Merit Increase
  • Wellbeing resources
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee perks and discounts
  • Employee referral program
  • Flexible schedule options
  • Certification incentive program

Physical Requirements:

Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift /lower objects 30 lbs. from/to floor from/ to 36 inches unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 30 lbs. unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects to 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Infrequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movement. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Employment Type
Full time
Category
Healthcare & Public Health

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