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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA BH43 - Coder II in Charleston, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose : Serves as a resource for other coders. Processes and review patient medical records and assigns the appropriate diagnostic and procedure codes based on the medical record documentation.

Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and credentialed as a Certified Coder by a nationally recognized accrediting body, i.e., CPC-A, CPC, CPC-H, CCS. CCS-P, CSTR, RHIT, or RHIA required. Certification must be maintained to remain a Coder II.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Credentialed as a Certified Coder by a nationally recognized accrediting body, i.e., CPC-A, CPC, CPC-H, CCS. CCS-P, CSTR, RHIT, or RHIA required. Certification must be maintained to remain a Coder II.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift /lower objects 30 lbs. from/to floor from/ to 36 inches unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 30 lbs. unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects to 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Infrequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movement. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)

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