Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II must be able to understand and abstract medical services, procedures and diagnoses, and determine the most appropriate CPT and ICD- 10 code set selection. Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II must be accurate when recording patient information or coding medical documentation. Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II must be able to effectively use coding and classification software and the electronic health record (EHR) system that their healthcare organization has adopted. The Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II will ensure coding is accurate and timely, post manual charges if initially missed, and reconcile charges to documentation. Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II must exercise caution and possess a strong sense of ethics when working with medical information in order to protect patient confidentiality. Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II must be able to effectively communicate coding, discrepancies, and best practice utilization with physicians and administrative personnel. Certified Professional Coder/Analyst II will report all coding or documentation issues or concerns directly to the supervisory or management personnel.
High school graduate or equivalent.
At least 4 years' experience in the capacity of a Certified Medical or Certified Professional Coder, with a minimum of two years' E & M and ICD-10 coding and abstracting experience.
Proficiency in basic medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
Exhibits good interpersonal and communication skills.
Maturity to withstand pressure that may arise in relation to the public, physician or administration interaction or assigned duties.
Required: Current coding certification through the American Academy of Procedural Coders (AAPC) or other recognized coding certification organization.