CODER - Medical Coder

at Signature Performance, Inc. in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

This is a remote based position. Applicants can be located nationwide








Job Description



Position Purpose:

Responsible for assignment of accurate Evaluation and Management (E&M) codes, ICD-10 diagnoses, current procedural terminology (CPT) and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS), modifiers and quantities derived from medical record documentation (paper or electronic) for outpatient, emergency, ambulatory surgery and ancillary service visits.



This position reports to Coding Manager

Essential Job Functions include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for assignment of accurate E&M, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes and modifiers from medical record documentation.

Identifies and abstracts information from medical records (paper or electronic) for special studies and audits, internal and external.

Works within various client systems (Cerner, McKesson, CareVu,Star Navigator, Epic, McKesson, AllScripts, etc.), including applicable coding compliance editor software to ensure records are accurately coded.

Works with 3M Encoder, with knowledge of resources and edits

Maintains productivity and accuracy requirements as outlined for each client.

Opportunity for inpatient, Radiology professional fee, ED, Ancillary, outpatient clinic, and E/M coding depending on knowledge and experience

Works closely with the Coding and or QA Manager during QA audit process.

Ensures all required component parts of the medical record that pertain to coding are present, accurate and comply with CMS, JCAHO and client requirements.

Work will be conducted remotely Monday -- Friday.

Knowledge & Experience:

A minimum of 2 year's experience is preferred

VA Coding experience preferred

Current AAPC or AHIMA Outpatient and/or In-Patient coding certification required.



COC (formerly CPC-H)


Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT)

Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

Cerner and 3M Encoder experience preferred

Required continuing education must be completed in accordance with AAPC or AHIMA requirements and certification maintained

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

Position requires excellent computer/communication skills for provider and staff interactions

Knowledge of anatomy/physiology and disease process, medical terminology, coding guidelines, documentation requirements, familiarity with medications and reimbursement guidelines; and encoder experience

Candidate must have ability to handle multiple projects and appropriately prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.

Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, able to understand and follow individual client Standard Operating Procedures

General Areas of Accountability:

Must conduct business and personal affairs in a manner that is always a credit to the company.

Machines and Equipment:

The candidate must be able to effectively operate the current computer system, email, Microsoft office and client systems.

Physical Activity:

The candidate must be able to finger, grasp, feel, see, sit, hear, and speak. This position is sedentary in nature.


The candidate must work in an office environment that is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions such as heat, cold, or extreme noise. The remote office should be a a private confidential area, away from distractions for ability to focus on work.

Remote Eligibility: This position is full-time remote eligible. Eligibility is determined by Management or Human Resources.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.



Work Schedule

Monday-Friday, Full-time


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job Details


Signature Performance, Inc.


Company Worksite
Portland, Maine 04103
United States

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Job Posting: 566104

Posted On: Jun 09, 2021

Updated On: Jul 13, 2021