• Coding Specialist II - Physician Services

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
    Department
    PBFS - Physician Services
    Position Status
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Days/1st
    Requisition Number
    2019-5945
  • Overview

    Halifax Health is seeking a Coding Specialist II for the PBFS - Physician Services Department.

    Summary

    The Coding Specialist II is responsible for the coding of Ambulatory Surgery, Observation and Endoscopic Procedure accounts using ICD-10-CM diagnosis and procedure codes and CPT-4 code sets. This position is also responsible for validating medical necessity for all Medicare patients and verifies all ED and ancillary department charges making sure they meet all OCE and NCCI edits. This coder will verify and ensure the accuracy, completeness, specificity, and appropriateness of diagnosis codes based on services rendered.

    Job Qualifications

    • Minimum two year college coding course including anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, CPT-4 and ICD-10-CM and PCS
    • RHIT, CCS, CCSP, CPC or equivalent certifications preferred
    • Professionalism in interpersonal communication skills with physicians, colleagues, and ancillary departments required
    • The ability to organize, prioritize, analyze, and implement daily tasks, must be a self starter and be able to work with minimal supervisio
    • The ability to handle multiple responsibilities and tasks in stressful situations
    • The ability to maintain confidentiality, knowledge of HIPAA laws
    • Knowledge of Local Coverage Determinations and National coverage Determinations (LCD/NCD) medical necessity requirements
    • ICD-10-CM and ICD-10 PCS training

    About Us

    Halifax Health

    Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

     

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