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Parkland Health & Hospital System Physician Jobs

Medical Coding Job In Dallas, Texas

Virtual Coder I

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Company: Parkland Health & Hospital System Profession/Specialty: Medical Coding Location: Dallas, Texas 75201 Type of Facility: Hospital
Job 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

Responsible for determining and entering accurate ICD and CPT codes onto patient records according to established guidelines.

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education:

-Must successfully completed an approved coding program OR

-Must be a graduate of a Health Information Management program.

Experience:

-None

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

-Must have a Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification OR

-Must be certified through the American Health Information Management Association as one of the following:

-Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT)

-Registered Health Informationj Management Administrator (RHIA)

-Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

-Certified Coding Specialist ¿ Physician Based (CCS-P)

OR

-Must be certified through the American Association of Procedural Coders (AAPC) as one of the following:

-Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

-Certified Professional Coder Apprentice (CPC-A)*

-Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H)

-Certified Professional Coder-Hospital Apprentice (CPC-H-A)*

*If hired with CPC-A or CPC-H-A certification, employee must have apprentice designation removed from their certification within two years to continue in Coder I classification.

Skills or Special Abilities:

-Must be able to demonstrate basic coding skills.

-Must score a minimum of 70% on a pre-employment outpatient 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 an increased proficiency in coding and encoder skills within three (3) months of employment.

-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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Community Information

There's plenty to enjoy about Parkland's location in Dallas. Whatever your interests, you'll find Dallas will fit your life well. A cosmopolitan city, there’s a diversity of cultural, sporting, shopping and recreational opportunities here. And with more restaurants per capita than New York City, the dining options are both plentiful and delicious. Dallas is a great place to make a life where work and play, productivity and leisure are in perfect balance.

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About Parkland Health & Hospital System

At Parkland, our professionals are fulfilling our commitment to the Dallas community. Continually pushing forward with the latest technology, tools and treatments, the staff at Parkland provides noteworthy care.

  • We're a premier training center for the nation’s top physicians, serving as the primary teaching and research hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
  • Our trauma and burn centers are recognized internationally—our regional burn center pioneered skin graft techniques, infection control and nutritional support for burn patients.
  • Parkland delivers more babies each year than any other hospital in the country and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cares for more critically ill infants than any other hospital nationwide.
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