Professional Coder:
Parkland Hospital

59017-en_US
Parkland Hospital
Dallas Texas
Healthcare
Description

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.

PRIMARY PURPOSE This is an ONSITE only position.   Responsible for determining and editing ICD-10-CM with follow-ups to the responsible departments for CPT code changes according to established guidelines. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: - Must successfully complete an approved coding program. Experience: - Minimum of one (1) year experience required. Certification/Registration/Licensure: - Requires certification through the American Association of Procedural Coders (AAPC) as one of the following: - Certified Professional Coder (CPC) - Certified Professional Coder (CPC-A)* - Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC) - Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) * Consideration will also be given to candidates with AHIMA credentials with RHIA, RHIT, CCS and CCS-P. Skills or Special Abilities: - Must be able to demonstrate basic coding skills. - Must score a minimum of 70% on a pre-employment professional coding test. Contract coders with a proven coding accuracy rate of 95% at Parkland Health and Hospital System are exempt from this requirement. - Must have knowledge of medical terminology, the human disease process, anatomy and physiology. - Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of computer software applications including MS office. - Must be able to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing.

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.

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