Medical Coder Jobs In Coimbatore


Medical Coder Job in Coimbatore

Are you passionate about contributing to the healthcare industry while utilizing your analytical skills? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you in Coimbatore! We are seeking both Fresher and Experienced individuals, regardless of age or gender, to join our team as Medical Coders.

Job Title: Medical Coder

Location: Coimbatore

Job Type: Full-time

Job Summary: As a Medical Coder, you will play a crucial role in the healthcare system by accurately assigning appropriate medical codes to diagnoses and procedures. You will ensure that healthcare providers receive proper reimbursement for services rendered and contribute to the maintenance of accurate medical records. This position requires attention to detail, proficiency in medical terminology, and a commitment to upholding confidentiality and compliance standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Assigning Medical Codes: Accurately assign ICD (International Classification of Diseases) and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes to diagnoses, procedures, and services documented in patient medical records.
  2. Reviewing Medical Records: Review patient medical records to identify relevant diagnoses, procedures, and services, ensuring completeness and accuracy for coding purposes.
  3. Compliance: Adhere to all relevant coding guidelines, regulations, and compliance standards, including those set forth by governing bodies such as CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) and AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association).
  4. Communication: Collaborate with healthcare providers and other members of the healthcare team to clarify documentation and resolve coding-related queries.
  5. Data Entry: Enter coded data into electronic health records (EHR) systems or coding software accurately and efficiently.
  6. Quality Assurance: Participate in quality assurance activities to ensure coding accuracy and completeness, including coding audits and ongoing education and training.
  7. Continuous Learning: Stay updated on changes and updates to coding guidelines, regulations, and industry best practices through ongoing education and training.
  8. Confidentiality: Maintain strict confidentiality of patient health information (PHI) by HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) regulations.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Education: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Certification in medical coding (e.g., CPC, CCS) is preferred but not required for entry-level positions.
  • Experience: Prior experience in medical coding is advantageous but not mandatory. We welcome both Fresher and Experienced candidates.
  • Knowledge: Proficiency in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and disease processes. Familiarity with ICD and CPT coding systems is beneficial.
  • Analytical Skills: Strong attention to detail and the ability to interpret complex medical documentation accurately.
  • Computer Skills: Basic computer proficiency, including familiarity with EHR systems and coding software.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with healthcare providers and team members.
  • Ethical Standards: Commitment to upholding ethical standards, confidentiality, and compliance with regulations.

Age and Gender: We encourage individuals of all ages (18 years to 60 years) and genders (male, female, and others) to apply. Diversity and inclusivity are core values of our organization.

If you are looking to embark on a rewarding career in the healthcare industry or advance your existing career as a Medical Coder, we invite you to apply now by clicking on the "Apply For Job" button below. Join us in making a positive impact on patient care and healthcare delivery in Coimbatore!

Contact Information

Chetan Kumar