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WakeMed Health & Hospitals Coder I, Outpatient in Raleigh, North Carolina

About WakeMed:

Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit


Position Information:

The Coder I, Outpatient is responsible for coding ED records and PET scans. Collects predefined indicators and abstracts information from medical records. Provides timely and accurate ICD-10-CM and CPT codes for reimbursement and specific information for statistical purposes. Remains current with recognized resources - AHA Coding Clinics and CPT Assistant. Codes discharges utilizing the 3M encoder selecting the appropriate APC if applicable for reimbursement. Verifies LCDs for medical necessity. Communicates with physicians and clinical staff regarding coding and documentation issues.

Experience Requirements:

1 Year Coding - Outpatient Required - And No Experience Required Required - With Required Licensure/Certification

Education Required:

High School Diploma or Equivalent Required And Associate's Degree Health Information Management Or Bachelor's Degree Health Information Management Preferred

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

Registered Health Information Administrator Or Registered Health Information Technician Or Certified Coding Specialist Or Certified Coding Specialist- Physician Or Certified Professional Coder Preferred - Or Required In Lieu of Experience

Hours of Work:

Monday-Friday (days/hours to be determined)

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

Call Requirements: