Certified Medical Coding Specialist

Company Name:
Robert Half Office Team
Knoxville based company seeking a Certified Medical Coding Specialist to evaluate medical records to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance with the International Classification of Diseases Manual - Clinical Modification (ICD-9, ICD-10), and the American Medical Association''s Current Procedural Terminology manual (CPT); provides technical guidance and training on medical coding to physicians and staff; and performs related duties as required. Responsibilities Include but are not limited to: - Verifing codes for accuracy depending on diagnosis obtained. - Evaluating medical record documentation and coding to optimize reimbursement by ensuring that diagnostic and other documentation accurately reflect and support the patient diagnosis, and to ensure that data comply with legal standards and guidelines. - Interpreting medical information such as diseases or symptoms, and diagnostic descriptions in order to accurately assign and sequence the correct ICD-9, ICD-10 and CPT codes. - Maintaining all necessary updates in coding system. - Providing technical guidance to physicians and other departmental staff in identifying and resolving issues or errors, such as incomplete or missing records and documentation, ambiguous or nonspecific documentation, or codes that do not conform to approved coding principles/guidelines; educates and advises staff on proper code selection, documentation, procedures, and requirements; identifies training needs and conducts training for physicians and support staff to improve skills in the collection and coding of quality health data. Qualifications: Coding certificate/diploma in medical coding and billing is required. Hospice experience is a plus. Knowledge of: Medical terminology; Excellent computer knowledge; EMR knowledge; CPT; ICD-9, ICD-10; HCPCS; and Insurance reimbursement guidelines. Ability to: process large volumes of information on a constant basis; Manage time; Research and analyze data, draw conclusions, and resolve issues; maintain working relationships with physicians and other staff. This is a long term indefinite assignment in a nice business casual environment.
OfficeTeam is the world''s leader in quickly matching skilled administrative professionals with temporary and temporary-to-full-time jobs. We offer job opportunities ranging from executive and administrative assistants to customer service representatives, receptionists and general office support. Our staffing managers connect with more than 100,000 hiring managers in North America every single week. In addition to free job search services, we provide access to free online skills training and a competitive benefits and compensation package. Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was listed on FORTUNE magazine''s list of "World''s Most Admired Companies." (March 18, 2013). OfficeTeam is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply for this job now or contact us today at for additional information. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.
Req ID: 03920-106727
Functional Role: Medical Coder
Country: USA
State: TN
City: Knoxville
Postal Code: 37931
Compensation: $18.00 to $20.00 per hour
Requirements: Requirements include but are not limited to: - Medical Coding and Billing Certification required. Hospice experience a plus. - Knowledge of medical terminology, HIPPA, EMR knowledge, CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes required. - Ability to process large volumes of information, manage time, research and analyze data, draw conclusions and resolve issues. - Must also be an excellent communicator and possess strong computer skills. Keywords: Certified Medical Coder, Medical Coder, Medical Coding

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