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Remote Pediatric Same Day Surgery Coder

Aquity Solutions

This is a Contract position in Westfield, NJ posted November 22, 2021.

Position Summary: As an experienced Pediatric coder you will be responsible for providing coding and abstracting services for clients outpatient records such as same day surgery, emergency room or ancillary records using ICD-10 CM/PCS and CPT/HCPCS coding systems.

You will use established coding principles, software and your knowledge and experience to assign diagnostic and procedural codes after a thorough review of the medical record.

Essential Functions: -Reviews medical records to identify pertinent diagnoses and procedures relative to the patient’s health care encounter.

-Selects the principal diagnosis and principal procedure, along with other diagnoses and procedures using UHDDS definition.

-Ensures appropriate DRG assignment.

-Abstracts appropriate information from the medical record based on the guidelines provided by the client and after a thorough review of the medical record.

-Solicits clarification from the physician regarding ambiguous or conflicting documentation in the medical record using guidelines provided by the client.

-Maintains current knowledge of the information contained in the Coding Clinic, CPT Assistant, and the Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.

Requirements: -CCS, CPC, RHIA or RHIT required.

-Pediatric experience required.

-Must have a minimum of 3 years of related coding experience; 5-7 years preferred.

-Understands medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, surgical technology, pharmacology and disease processes.

-Extensive knowledge of ICD-10 CM/PCS and CPT/HCPCS coding principles and guidelines, reimbursement systems, federal, state and payor-specific regulations and policies pertaining to documentation, coding and billing.

-Must pass coding proficiency test.

Why Work for Aquity?

We offer competitive benefits such as: -Competitive salary -Three weeks of paid time off (120 hours) annually -Seven paid holidays annually -Job related education reimbursement, CEU and credentials -Opportunity to work remotely and can work flexible hours contingent on clients needs.

– Full benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, short
– and long-term disability and voluntary life insurance plan.

– 401(k) with company matching
– Opportunities for career advancement Aquity is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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