Requisition ID: P01475695
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.
Assigns diagnostic and procedural codes and collects designated data elements from inpatient and/or outpatient records or accounts with the productivity and quality standards. Assures optimal DRG assignment through concurrent case review of full documentation. Understands coding computer systems such as PBAR, SMART, and 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.
-Five years experience in ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding of inpatient and outpatient records in an acute care facility and experience in using a computerized abstracting, encoding and database systems is required.
-Certification as an accredited Health Information Technician or Health Information Administrator and Certified Coding Specialist. (Can be waived based upon experience and score on pre-employment coding test. 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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