Requisition ID: P01467046
Department: Keck Hospital of USC
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 current federal coding compliance regulations and guidelines, use current ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT-4, and HCPCS code sets/systems to accurately abstract, code, and electronically record 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 any inpatient medical records (i.e. Medicare, non-Medicare, and all complex cases). Meet the productivity and accuracy/quality standards. Initiates appropriate clinical documentation querying CDI Specialists in order to acquire or clarify necessary medical record documentation needed to facilitate accurate and complete coding & abstracting. Perform other coding department related duties as assigned by HIM management staff. Understands coding/billing computer systems such as PBAR and MedAssets XClaim in a manner to assure bills drop timely with appropriate codes.
High school diploma and successful completion of college courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology and a certified coding class.
Three-years of experience in ICD-9 & ICD-10 (combined) coding of inpatient medical records in an acute care facility and experience in using a computerized coding & abstracting, encoding/code finder database systems is required
AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) only; or CCS along with any one of the following national certification:
1.AHIMA Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
2.AHIMA Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
(Can be waived based on coding experience and score on pre-employment coding test. Successful completion (90%) of the 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.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.