Medical Coder - #57924

NMC Healthcare


Date: 1 week ago
City: Abu Dhabi
Contract type: Full time

  • The incumbent checks and sequences the most accurate ICD-9/ ICD10- CM/CPT/HCPCS/DRG/Other codes for
    diagnoses and procedures for documented information. Assures the final diagnoses and operative procedures
    as stated by the physician are valid and complete.
    Abstracts all necessary information from health records to identify secondary complications and co-morbid
    conditions.
    Evaluates the record for documentation consistency and adequacy. Ensures that the final diagnosis accurately
    reflects the care and treatment rendered. Computes and gives the correct DRG coding all inpatients cases.
    Providing training and guiding other coders / Medical Records Technicians in coding, updating them with new
    coding rules and regulations as and when it is necessary.
    Analyzes doctors’ documentation to assure the appropriate Evaluation and Management (E&M) levels are
    assigned using the correct CPT code.
    Ensures coding is as per HAAD guidelines and regulations.
    Provides feedback to Doctors regarding coding errors or oversights.
    Constantly updates to the latest coding versions and HAAD coding directives.
    Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
    Performs any other jobs or duties assigned by the HOD from time to time within the scope of job title.
    Comply with all OSH and infection control policies, standards and procedures and cooperate with hospital
    management to comply those requirements
    Work accordance with the documented OSH procedures and instructions, specific responsibilities
  • Be familiar with emergency and evacuation procedures
    Notifying OSH Hazards, incidents, Near misses and issues and assistance with the preparation of risk
    assessments, incident reports
    Comply with Waste management procedures and policies
    Attend applicable OSH/Infection control training programs, mock drills and awareness programs
    Use of appropriate personal protective equipment and safety systems

  • The incumbent checks and sequences the most accurate ICD-9/ ICD10- CM/CPT/HCPCS/DRG/Other codes for
    diagnoses and procedures for documented information. Assures the final diagnoses and operative procedures
    as stated by the physician are valid and complete.
    Abstracts all necessary information from health records to identify secondary complications and co-morbid
    conditions.
    Evaluates the record for documentation consistency and adequacy. Ensures that the final diagnosis accurately
    reflects the care and treatment rendered. Computes and gives the correct DRG coding all inpatients cases.
    Providing training and guiding other coders / Medical Records Technicians in coding, updating them with new
    coding rules and regulations as and when it is necessary.
    Analyzes doctors’ documentation to assure the appropriate Evaluation and Management (E&M) levels are
    assigned using the correct CPT code.
    Ensures coding is as per HAAD guidelines and regulations.
    Provides feedback to Doctors regarding coding errors or oversights.
    Constantly updates to the latest coding versions and HAAD coding directives.
    Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
    Performs any other jobs or duties assigned by the HOD from time to time within the scope of job title.
    Comply with all OSH and infection control policies, standards and procedures and cooperate with hospital
    management to comply those requirements
    Work accordance with the documented OSH procedures and instructions, specific responsibilities
  • Be familiar with emergency and evacuation procedures
    Notifying OSH Hazards, incidents, Near misses and issues and assistance with the preparation of risk
    assessments, incident reports
    Comply with Waste management procedures and policies
    Attend applicable OSH/Infection control training programs, mock drills and awareness programs
    Use of appropriate personal protective equipment and safety systems

  • A graduate of Bachelor’s Degree in Allied Health Sciences or related areas with at least two (2) years of coding
    experience with valid Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification from American Health Information
    Management Association (AHIMA) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification from American Academy
    of Professional Coders (AAPC).
    Computer Literacy, MS Office.
    Excellent command of oral and written English.
    Performance Criteria:
    Achievement of Core objectives in line with the expectations of the Management and stakeholders
    Ability to work constructively and interact professionally with others
    Ability to coordinate multiple task, adjust to changing priorities and work within deadlines.

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