Hartford HealthCare Corp.
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, approximately 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.
The creation of the HHC System Support Office recognizes the work of a large and growing group of employees whose responsibilities are continually evolving so that we and our departments now work on behalf of the system as a whole, rather than a single member organization.
With the creation of our new umbrella organization we now have our own identity with a unique payroll, benefits, performance management system, service recognition programs and other common practices across the system.
Reviews and validates outpatient and professional clinical documentation and diagnostic results. Extracts data and assigns alpha numeric codes for billing, internal and external statistical reporting, research, regulatory compliance and reimbursement.
Codes complex diagnostic and procedural accounts, which includes but is not limited to the following:
Applies strong knowledge of anatomy and physiology, clinical disease processes, pharmacology, and diagnostic and procedural terminology to determine the appropriate assignment of diagnosis and procedure codes.
As assigned, assists in training new coders to become acclimated to the environment and in understanding internal coding policies and procedures, and documentation guidelines.
REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS
Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience required
Two years of progressive on-the-job experience in an acute care hospital or physician’s office required
Two to four years of progressive on-the-job experience in an acute care hospital or physician’s office preferred
Licensure, Certification, Registration:
CPC, CPCH, or CCS certification required and maintained thereafter required.
Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:
Strong knowledge of:
Strong ability to:
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.