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Denver Health Coder Level II in Denver, Colorado

Coder Level II (Job ID: 3525)Job SummaryUnder general supervision, reviews medical record documentation to abstractand assign diagnoses, procedures, and modifiers for statisticalclassification and reimbursement purposes. Performs various coding assignmentsunder the direction of Coding Management. Provides feedback regardingdocumentation and coding issues. Utilizes software applications and codingreferences, including electronic, to perform coding related tasks. Assistswith the training of Coders Level I.ResponsibilitiesKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Applies knowledge of coding, codingguidelines and a working knowledge of hospital based academic guidelines. 2.Good oral and written skills. 3. Possess strong organizational skills and theability to work independently and meet deadlines. 4. Must be capable ofreading and interpreting coding guidelines. 5. Ability to handle fast pacedenvironment. 6. Must pass a coding proficiency pre-hire test with 75%accuracy or higher. Computers and Technology 1. Good computer keyboardingskills. 2. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. 3. Epic experience helpful.EducationEducation 1. Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate.ExperienceExperience 1. Two years medical coding with multi-specialty experience orspecialty certification required. 2. Experience reviewing medical recorddocumentation required. 3. Strong procedural coding preferred.CredentialsCertificates, Licenses and Registration 1. Coding Certification by theAmerican Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or AmericanAssociation Professional Coders (AAPC) required. 2. Apprentice status mustbe satisfied.LocationAdministrative OfficesShift DaysWork TypeFull timePay RangeMinimum: 23.09Midpoint: 28.86Maximum: 34.63All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employmentdrug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic healthcare system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Healthsystem includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bedacute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical responsesystem, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, theRocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public HealthDepartment, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is amission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in carefor the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader inperformance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, inpart, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles inhealthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, servingapproximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes awayfrom many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equalopportunity employer (EOE)."""Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employmentopportunities to all applicantsand employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, nationalorigin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, stateor local protected class."

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