Full-Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift
Covenant Health Overview:
Covenant Health is East Tennessee’s top-performing healthcare network with 10 hospitals and over 85 outpatient and specialty services, and Covenant Medical Group, our area’s fastest-growing physician practice division. Headquartered in Knoxville, Covenant Health is a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system and the area’s largest employer with over 11,000 employees.
Covenant Health is the only healthcare system in East Tennessee to be named six times by Forbes as a Best Employer.
Analyzes the medical records to obtain information necessary for the appropriate sequencing and assignment of ICD-10-CM and CPT codes. Confirms appropriate DRG assignment. Communicates with physicians for clarification of documentation for coding. Abstracts and enters data from the medical records in order to maintain a database for statistics and reporting. Assists the Business Office in timely billing of patient information
Recruiter: Kathleen Rice || firstname.lastname@example.org || 865-374-5391
Minimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to an Associate’s degree. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a Bachelor’s degree in a directly-related field from an accredited college or university.
Minimum Experience: None. Five or more (5+) years coding experience preferred.
Licensure Requirement: None. Coding or RHIT (Registered Health Information Technologist) Certification preferrred.
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