Outpatient Coder for Sutherland Global Services
Some responsibilities include:
Sutherland Healthcare Solutions is searching for an experienced and passionate Work at Home Outpatient Coding Consultant. This exceptional individual will provide remote coding and abstracting services that meet the essential needs of hospitals, allowing these facilities to focus on their core mission of quality patient care. If you think you have what it takes, let’s talk!
Flexible/Adaptable – coping effectively with complexity and change?
Tenacious – willing to go the distance to get something done?
Attentive – not letting important details slip through the cracks?
Efficient – able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort?
Honest – not cutting corners ethically?
Strategic – able to see and communicate the big picture in an inspiring way?
Perform APC coding as indicated by the Director/Supervisor to identify ICD-9-CM, CPT, and APC proficiency rates
Provide coding support for facility backlogs, staffing coverage, and coverage for system upgrade transitions
Comply with established facility policies and procedures
Adhere to applicable federal, state, local, and private requirements, policies, and procedures
Assure the accuracy, integrity, and consistency of coded data
Remain current and knowledgeable regarding code and APC assignment updates and changes
Code all outpatient records with an accuracy of 95% or greater
Must have an RHIT, RHIA, or CCS certification
3+ years of previous coding experience with the ability to work independently
Working knowledge of APC with ICD-9-CM coding and abstracting of patient records for the purposes of billing and research
In-depth knowledge of the National Coding Guidelines and AHA Coding Clinic
Proficiency in Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial provider reimbursement methodologies for hospital chart documentation
Training or working knowledge of ICD-10
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