Appalachian Regional Healthcare

  • HEALTH INFORMATION ABSTRACTOR

    Job Locations US-KY-Middlesboro
    Posted Date 1 week ago(11/6/2018 1:03 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-11206
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Office and Clerical
    Community
    CENTRAL ABSTRACTING UNIT
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Central Abstracting Dept.
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    The Health Information Abstractor is accountable for entering and abstracting patient information.

    Responsibilities

    Responsible for entering all ICD-9 and CPT coding for both in-patient and out-patient procedures.

     

    Responsible for the abstraction of data from the patients health information.

     

    Responsible for entering the abstracted data into the information system.

     

    Selects charts and completes part of the review form as functions for Medical Records Committee.

     

               Interacts with physicians to assure completion of                              charts.

             

               Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

     

     High School diploma or GED equivalent with courses in     

     typing and computer basics

     

     Must be able to type a minimum of 50 words per minute

               

    Must possess the clerical perception necessary to proofread and to avoid errors in transposition; and

     

    Previous health information experience.

     

         POSITION PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

     

    Must possess physical ability to endure prolonged sitting; moderate walking; lifting and carrying.  May require exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently; and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work.

     

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