Parkland Health and Hospital System (www.parklandcareers.com)
Full Time Employee
Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system. Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.
Assists Coders I, II and III, and is responsible for coding all episodes of patient care according to established coding guidelines and Parkland's policies to ensure accuracy of recorded patient medical information and appropriate reimbursement for services rendered. The episodes of care to include inpatient, medical and surgical clinics, emergency department, surgeries, observations, etc.
-Must have successfully completed an approved coding program OR
-Must be a graduate of a Health Information Management program.
-Must have five years of coding experience in an acute care hospital and clinical services environment.
Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
-May have an equivalent combination of education and experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.
-Must be certified through the American Health Information Management Association as one of the following:
-Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT)
-Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA)
-Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
-Certified Coding Specialist ¿Physician Based (CCS-P)
-Must be certified through the American Association of Procedural Coders as one of the following:
-Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H)
-Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of coding and abstracting skills.
-Applicants must pass applicable coding test with an 85% or above prior to placement into position. Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment into role must have applicable coding test on file.
-Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of reimbursement (Medicare and Medicaid) principles.
-Must have extensive knowledge of medical terminology, the human disease process, anatomy and physiology.
-Must be able to demonstrate good organizational and leadership skills.
-Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
-Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of computer software applications including MS Office.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.HIM Coding Integrity
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