Medical

Hospital Clinical Coder

Johannesburg, Gauteng
Work Type: Full Time

Clinical Coding accuracy is a crucial component of consistency of care and to measure best and safest care for patients

The incumbent will be responsible in collaboration with hospital case management teams, for liaising between the patients, treating clinicians and managed care organisations in order to provide clinical coding that is updated in accordance with the patient response to treatment in order to receive reimbursement from funders.

The incumbent will assess clinical statements and convert this information into ICD 10 and CPT coding on the patient account.

The account will reflect the correct treatment path, clinical severity and patient condition through accuracy

and completeness of coding.

Education

Diploma in Nursing or equivalent NQF level 6 qualification within healthcare sciences.

Certificate in Advanced ICD-10.

SANC registration as a Registered Nurse.

Certificate in Advanced Complete CPT for South Africa

Experience

Min of 3 years’ experience in Clinical Coding and or Case management in a hospital environment

Intermediate computer proficiency.

Knowledge

CPT coding and an understanding of coding standards

ICD 10 coding and an understanding of coding standards.

Talent Partner:
Kim Whittel
 
Remuneration:
Market related
 

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