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# 51902
Additional Position Information: Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of work: 9AM - 5PM. Days of week: Monday - Friday. Hours per week: 37.5. THIS POSITION IS REVISED.
Brief Description of Duties:
The Coder performs abstracting and coding, using ICD-10CM and CPT, on all Ambulatory Surgery cases at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Bay Ridge. Accounts are coded utilizing the 3M encoder and Alpha System computer systems for coding and data entry. Perform related duties as assigned to meet operational needs. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, disease process and medical terminology. Skill to effectively assign codes. Knowledge in preparation for ICD10. Ability to work independently and be a self starter. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in the department and cross the Health System.

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: 11753 Ref #: B/PR-51902-17
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( 51902 ) and PostingID( 11753 )
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.