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Coding Data Spec III

Requisition #

61071BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

24-Jan-2020

Dept. Name

Oncology Cancer Registry

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 61071
  • Analyze medical record for Health Care Provider documentation to determine accurate MS-DRG, APC, ICD -10 diagnostic and procedure codes, HCPCS, CPT and modifiers.. Coding is based on qualified health care provider’s documentation Appropriate querying of the healthcare provider as needed for accurate severity/DRG assignment and/or ICD-10/CPT assignment.
  • Coding is accurate and timely.
  • Require date elements collection to be abstracted accurately and timely to support the various regulatory, Allina wide and other designated parties.
  • Comply with mandated and/or standard guidelines
  • ​HIPPA guidelines
  • Department specific competencies
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient

Education

Hospital Coding

  • 2 year Registered Health Information Technician graduate, or 4-year Registered Health Information Administrator graduate, or completion of a Coding Specialist Certificate program and/or CCA certificate pass the CCS exam/Accreditation within 2-3 years of course completion, or have been grandfathered in Allina prior to 1998. Any new hire as of 04/15/2008 must pass their exam/accreditation within 2 years of hire for continued employment as a coding data specialist.

  • Coding Data Specialist III – Accredited RHIT or RHIA or have been grandfathered in Allina prior to 1998 – grade 42

  • Must have formal ICD-10 training education and provide proof of classroom and/or online completion

Pro Fee Coding:

  • 2 year Registered Health Information Technician graduate, or 4-year Registered Health Information Administrator graduate, or completion of a Coding Specialist Certificate program and/or CCA certificate pass the CCS exam or CPC exam/Accreditation within 2-3 years of course completion, or have been grandfathered in Allina prior to 12/31/2014. Any new hire as of 01/01/2015 must pass their exam/accreditation within 2 years of hire for continued employment as a coding data specialist.

  • Coding Data Specialist III – Accredited RHIT or RHIA grade 42

  • Must have formal ICD-10 training education and provide proof of classroom and/or online completion

Qualification/Skills

Experience/Skills

  • Previous coding experience preferable but not required

  • Knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding classifications.

  • Ability to read and interpret healthcare provider documents.Ability to interpret terminology in the record when it differs from terms in ICD-10/CPT-4, using judgment to translate conditions into accurate codes.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Ability to interpret medical and anatomical terminology.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all phases of work.

  • Code within timeframes established by Allina hospital coding standards

  • Ability to work independently and to work with other coders as a team when needed.

  • Ability to communicate (written or oral) with healthcare providers about inconsistencies in documentation and third party payer requirements.

  • Ability to work harmoniously with medical staff and ancillary support services departments.

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change.

  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize workload.

  • Knowledge of APC classification.

  • Basic computer skills

Licensure/Certification

  • 2 year Registered Health Information Technician graduate, or 4-year Registered Health Information Administrator graduate, or have been grandfathered in Allina prior to 1998.

    Must be RHIT/RHIA Accredited.

    Must have formal ICD-10 training education and provide proof of classroom and/or online completion.

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. Flexible

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

61071BR
Health Information Services