(number of years and type required to perform the position duties):
High school diploma and two years of college inclusive of or additional training in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. Coding Credential at time of hire: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).
(number of years and type required to meet an acceptable level of performance):
Two years of outpatient work experience preferably in a healthcare setting required. One year experience in Medical Coding required or successful completion of YNHHS apprenticeship program.
Required Certifications: CCS.
Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and disease process. Understanding of ICD-9 / 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.