Job Description

South Peninsula Hospital/South Peninsula Hospital/HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT


Homer, AK


8/7/2017


POSITION PURPOSE:
The Reimbursement Specialist reviews the contents of inpatient and ambulatory records identifying appropriate ICD-10-CM,ICD-10-PCS and CPT codes to the highest specificity using appropriate coding guidelines, thus ensuring all coded records meet SPH, State and Federal requirements. Both inpatient and ambulatory coding is performed in a timely and accurate manner to meet ethical standards, compliance audits, and appropriate statistical and disease indices data collection requirements and for optimal reimbursement.

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
  1. The position requires the incumbent be at least 18 years of age with a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivent along with at least 2 years of previous healtcare business experience.  RHIT, CPC, CIC or CCS credentialing preferred.
  2. Possess in-depth knowledge of coding/classification systems appropriate for inpatient and outpatient services. These include, but are not limited to, diagnostic medicine, emergency room, outpatient surgery, observation, general medicine/surgery, dental, orthopedics, obstetrics and newborn.
  3. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Incumbent must also be able to manage multiple concurrent tasks with exceptional organizational skills. The position requires keyboarding skills, and knowledge of coding computer applications. Must be able to operate general office machines including personal computer, FAX machine and photocopier.

ENVIRONMENT:
The South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed acute care facility located at the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula.  Attached to this facility is a 28 bed Long Term Care Facility.  The HIM department is a support service of SPH whose primary purpose is to contribute to the quality of patient care through the development and maintenance of a comprehensive, centralized health information system. Working hours may vary.  Generally, physical demands are light, but some stooping, bending and lifting may be necessary.  The HIMS department is a support service of SPH whose primary purpose is to contribute to the quality of patient care through the development and maintenance of a comprehensive, centralized health information system.



Work Hours:

8-430

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