Hospita clinical coder Job Vacancy in Africa
Posted date [2022-12-28]   (ID: 28020)

Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital apply via WhatsApp or call Mr Molefe [0612584100]

Full Job Description
EE Position

Knowledge:

CPT coding and an understanding of coding standards
ICD 10 coding and an understanding of coding standards.

Multi-disciplinary clinical experience and knowledge of medical terminology.
Excellent communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Valid driver's licence and ability to travel.
Ability to work extended hours.

Work Experience:

Essential
Min of 3 years
experience in Clinical Coding and or Case management in a hospital environment
Intermediate computer proficiency.

Education:

Essential:
Diploma in Nursing or equivalent NQF level 6 qualification within healthcare sciences.
Certificate in Advanced ICD-10.
SANC registration as a Registered Nurse.
Preferred
Certificate in Advanced Complete CPT for South Africa

Duties:

Managed Care Quality of coding
Work with billing departments to achieve clinical coding excellence on all patient files.
Application of clinical and coding knowledge to effectively assign and sequence all ICD 10 and CPT codes for
services rendered for each patient event.
Read and analyse records from all available digital and other resources for accurate and appropriate coding
that reflects the relevant medical history and care the patient received as well as the response to treatment.

Engage with all allied service providers to clarify information to ensure complete ICD 10 and CPT coding on
each case is achieved.
Allocate clinical codes to patients current period of care using knowledge of the information contained within
the International Classification of Diseases, revision 10, and CPT coding books.
Conduct assessment of work to make sure that it is continuous improvement in ICD-10 and CPT coding and
collection of quality health data.
Demonstrate expertise in clinical coding and the DRG model and an understanding of the complex cause and
effect factors within the broader managed care industry.
Continual assessment of work to ensure a continuous improvement in ICD-10 and CPT coding and collection
of quality health data.
Review and analyse clinical coding periodically during a patient event in relation to mapped clinical coding
requirements.
Adherence to Netcare policy and procedure and measurement of performance within the designated key
performance area.

Compliance Management:
Comply with all legal requirements regarding clinical coding procedures and practices
Actions that are guided by the South African Code of Ethics for Clinical Coders and South African coding
standards
Clinical coding accuracy will be measured using reporting and trend analysis from the Netcare data analytics
team
Review of patient records for missing information.

Rejection management:
Review of PMB queries and recommendations for action.
Communicate with funders about clinical coding errors and disputes.
Identify discrepancies, potential quality of care and billing issues.

Utilisation Review:
Assist with adhoc case management required at hospital level.

Internal Customer Support:
Participate actively with the Netcare data analytics team to iteratively improve on coding trends and rejection
management.
Provide support to the hospital billing department.
Assist with the training of staff with regard to ICD-10 and CPT coding.

External Customer Support:
Contact physicians and other health care professionals with questions about treatments or diagnostic tests
given to patients with regard to coding procedures. Serves as coding consultant to care providers.
Post Details
Job Title Hospita clinical coder
Description Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital apply via WhatsApp or call Mr Molefe [0612584100]

Full Job Description
EE Position

Knowledge:

CPT coding and an understanding of coding standards
ICD 10 coding and an understanding of coding standards.

Multi-disciplinary clinical experience and knowledge of medical terminology.
Excellent communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Valid driver's licence and ability to travel.
Ability to work extended hours.

Work Experience:

Essential
Min of 3 years
experience in Clinical Coding and or Case management in a hospital environment
Intermediate computer proficiency.

Education:

Essential:
Diploma in Nursing or equivalent NQF level 6 qualification within healthcare sciences.
Certificate in Advanced ICD-10.
SANC registration as a Registered Nurse.
Preferred
Certificate in Advanced Complete CPT for South Africa

Duties:

Managed Care Quality of coding
Work with billing departments to achieve clinical coding excellence on all patient files.
Application of clinical and coding knowledge to effectively assign and sequence all ICD 10 and CPT codes for
services rendered for each patient event.
Read and analyse records from all available digital and other resources for accurate and appropriate coding
that reflects the relevant medical history and care the patient received as well as the response to treatment.

Engage with all allied service providers to clarify information to ensure complete ICD 10 and CPT coding on
each case is achieved.
Allocate clinical codes to patients current period of care using knowledge of the information contained within
the International Classification of Diseases, revision 10, and CPT coding books.
Conduct assessment of work to make sure that it is continuous improvement in ICD-10 and CPT coding and
collection of quality health data.
Demonstrate expertise in clinical coding and the DRG model and an understanding of the complex cause and
effect factors within the broader managed care industry.
Continual assessment of work to ensure a continuous improvement in ICD-10 and CPT coding and collection
of quality health data.
Review and analyse clinical coding periodically during a patient event in relation to mapped clinical coding
requirements.
Adherence to Netcare policy and procedure and measurement of performance within the designated key
performance area.

Compliance Management:
Comply with all legal requirements regarding clinical coding procedures and practices
Actions that are guided by the South African Code of Ethics for Clinical Coders and South African coding
standards
Clinical coding accuracy will be measured using reporting and trend analysis from the Netcare data analytics
team
Review of patient records for missing information.

Rejection management:
Review of PMB queries and recommendations for action.
Communicate with funders about clinical coding errors and disputes.
Identify discrepancies, potential quality of care and billing issues.

Utilisation Review:
Assist with adhoc case management required at hospital level.

Internal Customer Support:
Participate actively with the Netcare data analytics team to iteratively improve on coding trends and rejection
management.
Provide support to the hospital billing department.
Assist with the training of staff with regard to ICD-10 and CPT coding.

External Customer Support:
Contact physicians and other health care professionals with questions about treatments or diagnostic tests
given to patients with regard to coding procedures. Serves as coding consultant to care providers.
Job Start Date
Salary from 20000.00
Salary to 30000.00
Number of Vacancies 1
Location Job Location -> Africa
Location City Soweto
    
Desired Candidate's Profile
Gender No Preference
Nationality Nationality -> South Africa
Candidate Current Location Job Location -> Africa
Work Experience 1-2 Years
Candidate Profile Description
Job Classification
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Industry Type Job Industry -> Hospital & Health Care
Job Function Job Functions -> Credit Manager
Employers Details
Company RJ Recruitment Agency
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