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Medical / Dental Records Coder

San Antonio, TX 78229

Posted: 10/04/2023 Category: Medical Records Clerk Job Number: 35705 Approx. Rate per Hour (negotiable): 25.00 Branch: Houston Office Industry: Medical Billing

Job Description

Hire Up Staffing has partnered with a well known University Hospital Administration client and we are currently seeking a stand out Medical Records Coder for immediate start.

Temp to Hire
Monday through Friday 
8:00am to 5:00pm
Pay: $25.00+ per hour DOE

As a Medical Records Coder you will be under general supervision, responsible for conducting the quality review of inpatient and outpatient coding, assures coding compliance with federal regulations, and maintains up-to-date coding guidelines and coding policy changes.


High school diploma or GED is required.

Three (3) years’ experience in medical record abstraction and coding is required.

Additional Licenses and Certifications from a professional coding organization, such as American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Proficiency in ICD-10 and CPT coding.

Fundamental understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.

Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.

A solid customer service acumen and interpersonal skills to effectively work with both internal and external customers and responds to requests in a timely and respectful manner.

Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Job Duties

Reviews, interprets, and assigns diagnostic and procedural codes based upon medical record documentation according to correct coding principles.

Provides skilled and specialized technical work in documentation and coding for medical billing, abstracts complex patient-related data from medical records and coding of diagnoses and procedures using ICD-10 and CPT codes.

Works coding related charge review and claim edits daily to ensure timely and accurate billing.

Researches and resolves coding related issues, and assists in meeting productivity and quality standards.

Verifies charge entry and physician notes for completeness to include abstracting and entering relevant medical information from the medical records; checks for required signatures; assures proper documentation guidelines are followed.

Review medical records and charge fee information from patient care area.

Contacts other facilities to obtain medical records and information needed to bill for services rendered.

Reviews EPIC queues and correct coding edits.

Codes diagnosis and procedures using classification coding systems.

Reviews charge documents for completeness.

For immediate consideration please APPLY NOW or call 281-800-9124 to speak to any available recruiter.


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Nicole DeShong
Assistant Territory Director

Meet Nicole, your Assistant Territory Director in the Houston branch! Nicole has previously worked in various fields, from a Fish Grader and Forklift Operator at a Fish Cannery in Alaska to Medical Billing and Account Management for Anesthesiologists and Pain Management Clinics. She found staffing was her passion when she started credentialing and worked her way up to a Recruiting Manager. A work-related accomplishment she is proud of is being able to grow into roles of responsibility. Starting from an entry level and learning the ropes of everyone's job helped her become successful in management roles at almost every company she has worked at. One goal that Nicole has now is growth! She doesn't want to be in a position because it is comfortable. She wants to be challenged to succeed and be able to help and grow others. Nicole is excited to work at Hire Up Staffing because she is part of a team with the structure and support necessary to grow all employees, both internally and externally. When she is outside the office, you can find Nicole spending time with her kids, camping, fishing, concerts, and being outdoors.

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