Medical Coding Fresher Jobs – Optum – Hyderabad

Qualification and Requirement:

  • Graduate from Life Science background only – Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Dental, B.sc (Nursing/ Biotechnology / Microbiology / Life science ).
  • Certified Fresher or with any other previous experience.
  • Must be a certified coder through AAPC or AHIMA.
  • Certifications accepted include CPC, CCS, CIC COC, and ICD-10 Anyone
  • Good Knowledge of ICD guidelines, Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology
  • All the candidates must have current coding certifications and must provide proof of certification with a valid certification identification number during the interview / Offer process.
  • Certification validity date should be a minimum of 6 months from Date of Joining

 

Note We hire only certified candidates and not trained candidates.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • The Coder performs a variety of activities involving the coding of medical records as a mechanism for indexing medical information which is used for completion of statistics for hospital, regional, and government planning and accurate hospital reimbursement.
  • Codes inpatient and/or outpatient records and identifies diagnoses and procedures daily according to the schedule set within the coding unit.
  • The Coder accurately assigns ICD-10 and/or CPT-4 codes in accordance with Coding Departmental guidelines maintaining no less than 95% accuracy in choice and sequencing of codes.
  • The Coder identifies and abstracts records consistently and accurately.
  • Consistently demonstrates time awareness: strives to meet deadlines; reduces non-essential interruptions to an absolute minimum.
  • Meets departmental productivity standards for coding and entering inpatient and/or outpatient records.
  • Participates in coding meetings and education conferences to maintain coding skills and accuracy.
  • Demonstrates willingness and flexibility in working additional hours or changing hours.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of how position impacts the department and hospital.
  • Demonstrates a good rapport and works to establish cooperative working relationships with all members of departmental and hospital staff.
  • Attend conference calls as necessary to provide information relating to Coding

 

Location – Hyderabad

Shifts – Day Shits

Transport – Pick and Drop Facility Available

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