Coder I

Memorial Health System

Job Description

Status: Full Time

Basic Summary:

This position embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values. These standards are evident in the daily work, which includes the following:
Interprets medical documentation to assign the uniform classification system to meet mandated requirements such as DRG and APG assignment under Medicare
Abides by the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
Assignments shall meet with medical staff approval

Requirements for this position include:
High school graduate or higher education
Medical terminology and anatomy classes required
Must maintain 20+ hours of continuing education per year
Coder training or 2-5 years coding experience preferred
Basic computer skills required
Required Skills

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