Medical Coding Job In Rahway, New Jersey
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The job function of a coder includes interpreting a patient’s medical charts and assigning the appropriate diagnostic procedural codes. After the code is determined, they must key it into the computer system softmed and 3M. These systems allow the data to be organized and easily accessible for patient history, services provided and for insurance and billing purposes. The coders assign and identify the information by using the accurate ICD-9-CM and CPT codes. Coders are responsible in making sure the assigned codes meet all federal, legal and insurance regulations so service payments are obtained in a timely fashion.
Requires a high school diploma and 2 years coding experience in medical records hospital setting. CCs preferred.
Founded in 1917, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway is a 265-bed acute care hospital, serving Union and Middlesex counties. It provides 24 hour emergency services to more than 32,000 patients each year, along with cardiac care, hematology-oncology services, critical care, orthopedic surgery, neurology and neurosurgery. The hospital has gained renown for its rehabilitative services, which include physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiology, speech and swallowing therapies. The hospital is home to Care Connection, a subacute unit that uses extensive rehabilitation services to ease the transition from acute care hospitalization to home.
The hospital provides full diagnostic and laboratory services. It also offers extensive outpatient services, including wound care, balance testing and treatment, imaging, sleep care and pain management. The hospital's cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are consistently praised by participants for their ability to motivate, build strength, stamina and improve quality of life.