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Lpg Coder II

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: LEE PROFESSIONAL BILLING
Categories: Clerical
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Abstracts data from medical records to identify and code diagnoses and procedures (including applicable modifiers) for billing according to ICD-9 and CPT-4 guidelines. Identifies principal diagnosis and procedure as well as pertinent secondary diagnoses and procedures. Audits data from medical records and predetermined coding to validate diagnosis and procedure codes for billing. Follows procedures mandated by government and other payers for coding and auditing of coded data.

Requirements:

Education: High School or Equivalent. Training: 1 Year of Coding Experience in Multi-Specialty Disciplines License: CPC or equivalent certification required. Other: Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Crouch - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Twist - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Maintain Balance - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Make decisions under high pressure - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)