ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Job Title: TH MEDICAL RECORDS SPECIALIST
Professional  Rank: SL-2 Descriptive Title: MEDICAL RECORDS CODER
Salary Range: $39,403.00-$83,507.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 51901
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of work: 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M; Days per week: Monday-Friday; Hours per week: 37.5. THIS POSITION IS REVISED.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Medical Coder will abstract clinical information from the medical record and assign appropriate ICD-10CM and ICD-10PCS/or CPT codes according to established procedures. Maintain optimal standard of coding and assure uniformity of coding for compliance and reimbursement. Ensure the selection of accurate and descriptive codes from the appropriate classification system. Ensure the confidentiality of data contained on the patients' medical records. analyze the information contained in the medical record to ensure that the most appropriate codes are used. Queries the physicians for appropriate documentation. Works collaboratively with all departments and hospital staff.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED:RRA/RHIA;or ART/RHIT; or CCS/CTR or CCS-P coding certification. Ability to make coding decision based on use of established coding guidelines. Selected candidate must participate in ICD-10 training. PREFERRED:BS degree with related Health information Management experience and 3-5 years direct coding experience in an acute care setting.
Posting ID: 12602 Ref #: B/PR-51901-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH MEDICAL RECORDS SPECIALIST ), Line( 51901 ) and PostingID( 12602 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.