This position is responsible for coding and abstracting of medical records.
EDUCATION: Education and credentials as Registered Health Information Administrator, Registered Health Information Technician, Certified Coding Specialist, eligibility for certification/accreditation, other acceptable coding certificate or proven experience as a qualified coder.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 year in medical records practice in a healthcare setting; coding experience preferred.
SKILLS: Demonstrates excellent understanding of ICD9-CM and CPT-4 coding functions, billing requirements and coding compliance. Knowledge of general office procedures, proficient keyboard and computer skills, knowledge of general office equipment and procedures. Must possess ability to work well under pressure, to function independently and dependently, and to be flexible in applying knowledge to a variety of situations. Must possess the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines without being reminded and be flexible to changing needs of the Hospital and Department. Able to organize work to process in an efficient manner. Strong oral and written communication skills. Communicates well with others of all levels. Cooperative, congenial and positive behavior exhibited. .Must display tact and diplomacy in a variety of situations, with behavior and personal appearance reflecting a good image of Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Hospital Main Number: 931-528-2541