Requisition ID: P01467049
Department: USC Norris Cancer Hospital
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Health Sciences Campus
Behind every patient success is the dedication of a unique team of skilled and talented individuals who help make the Keck Medical Center of USC one of region’s premier medical facilities.
As a member of the USC health care team, you will help build upon the university’s exceptional expertise in patient care as well taking advantage of our excellent compensation package that could include shift and weekend differentials, online rewards-based scheduling, and generous educational benefits.
Come be a part of a world-class health care facility and an important member of the Trojan family.
In accordance with federal coding compliance regulations and guidelines, use current ICD-10-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS code sets/systems to accurately abstract, code and electronically record into the 3M Coding & Reimburse System (3M – CRS), all diagnoses, surgical procedures, and other significant invasive and non-invasive procedures documented by any physician in outpatient medical records (i.e OP Ancillary/Clinic Visits, and an assorted outpatient surgeries: GI Lab, Heart Cath Lab, Pain Management surgery, and Invasive Radiology, etc.) Address OCE/NCCI edits within 3M- CRS and those returned from the Business Office. Performs other coding department related duties as assign HIM Management Staff.
-High school diploma and successful completion of college courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology and a certified coding class.
-One to three years experience in ICD-9-CM & ICD- 10 (combined) and CPT/HCPCS coding of ambulatory surgery medical records in an hospital or outpatient surgical center, and experience in using a computerized coding & abstracting software and en encoding/code-finder database systems is required.
-AHIMA Certfied Coding Associate (CCA); or AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist – Physician (CCS-P); or AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); or AAPC Certified Professional Coder – Hospital (CPC-h); or AAPC Certfied Professional Coder – Hospital (CPC). Successful completion (95%) of the Tenet and Hospital specific Coding Tests.
-A Fire and Safety card must be presented upon hire or must be obtained at our facility within the first 30 days of hire and maintained by renewing before expiration date.
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