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Saint Francis Health System Specialist, Coding Medical Office in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Job Summary: The Medical Office Coding Specialist performs diagnosis and/or procedural coding as assigned in order to apply the appropriate diagnosis and procedural codes to individual patient health information for data retrieval, analysis, and claims processing.

Education: Commensurate education with achieving qualifications to sit for Certification Exam(s) as related to ICD-9 and ICD-10, CPT and other related specialty certifications.

Licensure, Registration and/or Certification: Certified Coder through AAPC, AHIMA, or HCCS for Home Health

Work Experience: 0 - 2 years related experience including a demonstrated thorough understanding of the content of the medical record in order to be able to locate information to support or provide specificity for coding. Requires experience and/or training in the anatomy and physiology of the human body and disease processes in order to understand the etiology, pathology, symptoms, signs, diagnostic studies, treatment modalities, and prognosis of diseases and procedures to be coded.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Basic computer and encoder skills. Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ability to organize and prioritize work in an efficient and effective manner. Uses good judgment when determining whether a record is complete enough to code or should be held for more documentation. Ability and requires maintaining continuing education credits for credentialed coders, stays updated on coding rules, attends seminars and reviews and coding periodicals. Ability to be cooperative, dependable and responsive to the changing nature of the coding workflow. Ability to be flexible when asked to do different assignments.

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability