MEDCOM Medical Coder in TACOMA, Washington
Madigan Army Medical Center is seeking experienced Medical Coders to join our growing team!
Medical Coding is a growing career in a rapidly expanding healthcare industry that open doors to other areas in Health Information Management such as Auditing, Privacy, and Compliance. Being a Coder offers flexible work environment where Coders can choice to work on site or telework. As a Coder, you are a part of meaningful work, knowing that you are making a difference for the hospital and knowing that you are an essential part of helping people access medical care. Because of the constant change in the coding world, you keep active and pleasantly challenged.
Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest on the Puget Sound, in Washington State, Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) is near the city of Lakewood, 10 minutes from Tacoma and 20 minutes from Olympia, the state capitol. JBLM is situated in a key location along Interstate 5, allowing easy access to Seattle, Tacoma, and the welcoming neighboring communities. Although the Army and Air Force missions have changed over the years, one thing has not changed—the natural setting of the base. Majestic Mount Rainier looms on the horizon, towering over the other peaks of the Cascade Range. From the mountains to the deep waters of Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean, the local areas abound in natural beauty and outdoor recreation opportunities. Camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, boating and new sports are a way of life in Washington State.
Working for the Department of Defense comes with an abundance of benefits and perks to include competitive compensation packages, paid-time off, medical benefits, student loan repayments, and retirement package with Thrift Savings Plan to include matching employer contributions. For more information, please visit the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/benefits/
Select appropriate medical codes and modifiers for diseases and injury diagnoses, acuity of care, and procedures.
Enter data into an automated medical records database.
Train medical records technicians on coding methods and procedures.
Pull reports upon request based on the information needed.
Review medical records information ensuring compliance with quality assurance regulations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
Applicants must have one year of specialized experience which includes applying medical record procedures; coding a wide range of diseases/injuries diagnoses using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10 CM) coding guidelines; coding medical/surgical procedures using the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding guidelines; and spot checking medical records to ensure consistency, completeness, and/or compliance with applicable standards.
of Openings: 19
Salary Range: $57,515 - $74,774
External Company Name: Defense Health Agency Civilian Corps, Falls Church, VA
External Company URL: http://www.civilianmedicaljobs.com/
Street: Joint Base Lewis- McChord