Certified Medical Coder

Type: FT
Education: Education and current credentials as Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based (CCS-P), other acceptable coding certification. Strong knowledge base of CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10, and coding guidelines.
Hours: 8a-5p, M-F
Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience in medical billing/coding with experience in appropriate coding and billing practices for Professional Services. Previous coding for multiple specialties preferred.
Skills: Demonstrates excellent understanding of ICD9-CM, HCPCS, and CPT-4 coding functions, billing requirements and coding compliance. Knowledge of medical terminology, 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.

This position is responsible for coding and abstracting of medical records for Professional Services, as well as working with Providers to clarify or improve areas which affect coding.  May also complete special projects related to coding, documentation, and chart auditing.


Type: FT
Education: Graduate of a school of practical Nursing. Current Tennessee LPN license.
Hours: 8a-5p M-F
Experience: Experience of at least 6 months in a physician’s office setting or 2 yrs experience in direct patient care at a medical facility.
Skills: BLS required at hire or during orientation.

This position is responsible for providing nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; observes, assesses, treats and cares for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process.  Oversees the work of non-licensed personnel.