High school diploma and two (2) years of college or equivalent with additional training in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology required. Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification required at time of hire.
Minimum five (5) years' experience Inpatient Medical Coding at a large academic medical center required.
CCS certification required.
Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and disease process. Understanding of ICD-10. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to exercise good judgment, independent logic, light typing, and excellent computer data entry skills. Computer system experience including familiarity with encoder systems.