Become part of the Beebe team - an inclusive team positioned in a vibrant, coastal community. Enjoy a fulfilling career as you support the health of our patients and a team focused on excellence.
Shift : 8am-4:30pm Monday - Friday
Work Status: Full Time
Assignment of ICD-10 and CPT codes to diagnoses and procedures in inpatient and outpatient medical records. Apply knowledge of coding principles, regulations and guidelines. Accurately abstract medical records into current abstracting system.
Reviews all inpatient, emergency, outpatient surgical and ancillary records/accounts for correct assignment of ICD-10/CPT codes utilizing coding books, reference materials, and 3M Encoder. Codes a variety of services utilizing source documents. Queries physicians for clarification on diagnoses utilizing pre-printed coding inquiring forms and letters. Clearly explains questions, resulting in correct documentation and code assignment. Enters medical record abstracted data into the Soft Med system. Works with the billing department to correct coding for rejected claims as appropriate. Maintains knowledge of coding changes through Coding Clinic, seminars and reference materials made available. Achieves and maintains coder certification from a nationally recognized coding association: Certified Professional Coder through AAPC or Certified Coding Associate through AHIMA. Assists the Medical Record Director and Supervisor with coding audits as assigned. Participates in group discussions on coding changes, audits. etc. Maintains knowledge of the DRG and APC system as appropriate to job assignments.
Credentials: Essential: * CCA - Certified Coding Associate
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Experience Or Completed Courses In Coding
CCA + 2 years' experience (including the 6 months prior to getting the CCA) or CPC, CCS, RHIT, or RHIA + 1 year experience. With Certifications require 2 years' experience, or 1-year experience at a Coder I and successful completion of the Beebe Coder Transition Program. Coder II will code the following services: observation, outpatient surgery, interventional radiology, outpatient cardiac surgical, wound care, emergency and ancillary services. After 2 years ability to go into a Transition program to IP Coder. Successfully scoring over 90% on outside audits and 92% on combined audits.
Education: Essential: * High school graduate or equivalent
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.