CODER TRAINEE

South Georgia Medical Center

Valdosta, GA 31603

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

+ POSITION SUMMARY


+ Learns to assign disease and procedural codes and abstract information for ambulatory surgery, emergency department and other ambulatory episodes of care, using encoder/grouper, code books and other related hospital systems. Learns to maintain required records and logs. Learns to interact with physicians on coding issues. This position is for a minimum of one semester with a maximum of two semesters. Semesters are defined by Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (WGTC). This position may lead to progression to position of Coder I, Medical Records.


+ KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES


+ + High School graduate or equivalent


+ Current Student at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (WGTC) and active HIT Associate Degree candidate.


+ Completion of WGTC’s HIMT 1400 Class


+ Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology


+ Ability to use computers efficiently


+ Good communication skills essential



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