Medical Coder

November 16, 2023
Application ends: December 15, 2023
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Job Description

JOB INFO
Job Identification:2699
Job Category: Non-Medical-Operations
Posting Date:16/11/2023, 17:03
Apply Before:15/12/2023, 17:03
Job Schedule: Full time
Locations:NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Ain, AE

JOB DESCRIPTION
RESPONSIBILITIES
The incumbent checks and sequences the most accurate ICD-9/ ICD10-CM/CPT/HCPCS/DRG/Other codes for diagnoses and procedures for documented information. Assures the final diagnoses and operative procedures as stated by the physician are valid and complete.
Abstracts all necessary information from health records to identify secondary complications and co-morbid conditions.
Evaluates the record for documentation consistency and adequacy. Ensures that the final diagnosis accurately reflects the care and treatment rendered. Computes and gives the correct DRG coding all inpatients cases.
Providing training and guiding other coders / Medical Records Technicians in coding, updating them with new coding rules and regulations as and when it is necessary.
Analyzes doctors’ documentation to assure the appropriate Evaluation & Management (E & M) levels are assigned using the correct CPT code.
Ensures coding is as per HAAD guidelines and regulations.
Provides feedback to Doctors regarding coding errors or oversights.
Constantly updates to the latest coding versions and HAAD coding directives.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Performs any other jobs or duties assigned by the HOD from time to time within the scope of job title.

QUALIFICATIONS
A graduate of Bachelor’s Degree in Allied Health Sciences or related areas with at least two (2) years of coding experience with valid Certified Coding Associate(CCA) certification from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification from

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

Computer Literacy, MS Office.
Excellent command of oral and written English.
Performance Criteria:
Achievement of Core objectives in line with the expectations of the Management and stakeholders
Ability to work constructively and interact professionally with others
Ability to coordinate multiple task, adjust to changing priorities and work within deadlines.
Ability to attend to meetings outside of normal business hours