Same Day Surgery Coder

Remote Same Day Surgery Coder 

Location: EMERYVILLE California; United States

Job Description & Requirements

Pay Rate: $25.00 – $38.00 
TYPE OF JOB ORDER: Remote Facility OP Same Day Surgery Coder

REQUIRED SKILLS: Under indirect supervision, is responsible for accurate coding of outpatient surgery services, procedures, diagnoses and conditions, working from the appropriate documentation in the medical record. Classification systems include ICD-10, CPT, Procedures (PCS), Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) as well as other specialty systems as required by diagnostic category. All work is carried out in accordance with the rules, regulations and coding conventions of the American Hospital Association (Coding Clinic), ICD-10, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD), and organizational/institutional coding guidelines.

Other responsibilities include:

*Maintains a working knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding principles, governmental regulations, official coding guidelines, and third party requirements regarding documentation and billing.

• Assures that all services documented in the patient’s chart are coded with appropriate ICD-10 and CPT codes. When services/diagnoses are not documented appropriately, seeks to attain proper documentation in a timely manner according to facility standards.

• Ability to maintain average productivity standards.

• Works the review queue on a daily basis to ensure all charts that are placed in the review queue are worked and any corrections are communicated to the facility if necessary.

• The coder is responsible for coding or pending every chart placed in their queue.

• Coders must maintain their current professional credentials.

# OF WEEKS: 52 weeks

SHIFT/HOURS: 1st shift 7a – 6p Pacific Time Zone

EXPECTED HOURS: FT M-F business hours Pacific Time Zone – some flexibility.

LICENSE/CREDENTIALS REQ: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H, CDIP, CCDS one or more is permitted.

SYSTEMS: 3M & EPIC.

NOTES: Will be a long-term project for the right fit.

Job Benefits
Becoming an AMN Healthcare professional gives you the incredible opportunity to gain critical career experience, work with new people, and earn a highly competitive salary—but the perks don’t stop there. There are many additional benefits to enjoy, including:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Earned time off and paid holidays
  • Paid continuing education time
  • 401(K) retirement planning
  • Short-term disability, life insurance, paid jury duty
  • Access to the largest network of facilities and providers in the country
  • Industry experienced workforce management team
  • Licensure and certification reimbursement