We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a HIM Coding Specialist IV.
This position is responsible for analyzing, collecting, classifying, coding and reporting medical record data according to ICD-9-CM/CPT-4 methodology to meet Medical Center, Financial, Third Party Payer, Federal and State regulatory standards.
Analyzing Data-Rehabilitation - Adheres to the policies and procedures of the Medical Center and department concerning safety, rules of conduct, etc. as outlined in the Employee Staff Handbook. Seeks guidance as necessary for the performance of duties, asks appropriate questions when in doubt and utilizes reference sources/materials to ensure accuracy.
Analyzing Data-Outpatient - Reviews and analyzes outpatient medical record documentation from the patients visit. Abstracts pertinent clinical information (i.e. diagnostic and procedural information) and other related patient and physician data needed for statistical information. Determines appropriate coding of clinical data in accordance with coding clinic, Federal, State and departmental guidelines. Codes clinical information in accordance with ICD-9-CM/CPT-4 methodology for patient reporting.
Analyzing Data-Inpatient - Reviews and analyzes inpatient medical record documentation from the patients visit. Abstracts pertinent clinical information (i.e. diagnostic and procedural information) and other related patients and physicians data needed for statistical information. Determines appropriate coding of clinical data in accordance with coding clinic, Federal and State Diagnostic Related Groupings (DRGs) classification guidelines and departmental guidelines. Codes clinical information in accordance with ICD-9-CM methodology.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Must have an Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Technology and RHIA, RHIT or CCS certification.
Demonstrated proficiency in medical record analysis and ICD-9-CM/CPT-4 coding methodology.
4 years coding experience in an acute care teaching hospital collecting, classifying, coding andreporting clinical data.
Thorough understanding of coding guidelines and ability to use appropriate reference materials.
Demonstrated ability to solve problems, work independently, and/or additional responsibility.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.