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Dickinson County Healthcare System Coding Specialist in Iron Mountain, Michigan

The Dickinson County Healthcare System (DCHS) seeks two full-timeCoding Specialiststo join their team inIron Mountain, Michigan.The ideal person for this position is someone organized, detailed and who can follow through on a project from start to finish while remaining positive. This position assigns diagnosis and procedure codes to medical records for patient visits, assists in maintaining insurance credentialing, and is able to use a variety of computer systems in order to maintain and process data.This position reports to the Physician Billing Supervisor.RESPONSIBILITIES.ulliInterpret medical information from medical record and assign proper ICD-10-CM and/or CPT-4 codes./liliEfficiently and accurately use software systems to enter diagnosis and procedure codes./liliAudit charts on a regular basis for assurance of practitioner and any exceptions./liliMaintain and complete documentation related to clinic and professional insurance credentialing./liliFollow policies, procedures, directives and compliance standards established by hospital and supervising staff./liliMaintain effective and professional communication with hospital staff, patients and vendors./liliCommitment to staying current with coding industry and maintain AAPC or AHIMA credentials./li/ulWAGE/BENEFITS.Starting pay of $17.70 ndash; $26.56 per hour based on years of experience. In addition, position offers medical, dental, vision, retirement plan, paid time off (sick, vacation) and life insurance.SCHEDULE.This is a full-time, Monday ndash; Friday position with shifts 7am ndash; 3pm, 8am ndash; 4pm, or as assigned.MINIMUM AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS.ulliMedical Coding Certificate from AAPC or AHIMA, or Associates degree in a directly related field of study./lili1 year experience in a healthcare business environment preferred./lili1 year coding (ICD-10-CM, CPT-4) experience preferred./liliProficiency with computers and basic office software including experience with computer-based practice management software./liliWorking knowledge of medical terminology required./liliAbility to organize and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously./liliAre motivated to take action, use sound judgement, and exercise resourcefulness in solving problems./liliExceptional customer service skills with a professional demeanor that ensures trust, competence and compassion amongst patients, team members and vendors./liliAbility to successfully pass a pre-hire drug screening and background check./li/ulSOUND LIKE YOU?Take the next step and apply online ata href="https://app.keysurvey.com/f/41561250/8b12/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"dchs.hirescore.com/aDCHS was named a 2020 Top 100 Rural Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual award honoring rural hospital performance is determined by the results of iVantage Health Analyticsrsquo; Hospital Strength INDEXreg;, which celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2020. Learn more ata href="https://www.dchs.org/"dchs.org/a