Senior Medical Records Analyst
Visual Connections, LLC is seeking a Senior Medical Records Analyst. The Senior Medical Records Analyst is primarily responsible for review of health information. The MRA reviews the medical records for specific criteria and validation of specific code year sets submitted from selected organizations to the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services. The position requires review of protected health information and must maintain strict confidentiality when addressing or referring to such records. The incumbent must have the ability to use a variety of office equipment, computer software, the ability to use sound and professional judgement, and to work independently. The candidate(s) will be hired as consultants up to 40 hours per week (flexible scheduling), with no benefits. This is a remote position.
Analyze protected health information according to project specific rules set forth by CMS.
Participates in the Intake Process of records
Assigns ICD-9/10-CM codes according to the guidelines as defined by the AMA (ICD-9 proficiency for retrospective audits a must, ICD-10 a plus)
Discusses project related discrepancies with Team Lead(s)
Maintain coding credentials and continuing education hours
Possess and maintains a current and comprehensive understanding of coding rules, changes, and guidelines as defined by the AMA
Other duties as assigned
Must possess a minimum of five (5) years of experience in abstracting and ICD-9/ICD-10 coding of general acute hospital (inpatient and outpatient) and physician medical records by applying ICD-9/ICD-10 Coding Guidelines for inpatient and outpatient settings and related Official Coding Clinics
Extensive knowledge in anatomy and physiology, pathology of disease and medical terminology required
Ability to write appropriate correspondence and effectively communicate with other members of VC personnel, clients, and customers as necessary
Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision and use professional judgment as detailed in the AHIMA Code of Ethics
Passing score on a Visual Connections administered coder assessment must be achieved before further consideration
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or CCS (Certified Coding Specialist)
Visual Connections, LLC offers a full benefits package including:
Full Medical, Dental, Prescription and Vision health care
10 Paid Holidays annually
Paid time off
Short Term, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Training and Development opportunities including professional certification and educational reimbursement
Visual Connections, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Visual Connections, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.