The J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center is a federally qualified community health center which exists to provide patient-centered primary health care services to the medically underserved residents of the greater Savannah-Chatham County, Georgia community. The Health Center makes comprehensive primary care, integrated behavioral health care, oral health care, and inpatient respite care services available to all persons, including the homeless and low-income uninsured and underinsured, regardless of ability to pay. The J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center excels in the provision of compassionate care and promotes healing through healthy living. Our team of highly skilled providers partners with patients in need to enable them to achieve and maintain optimal health and wellness across their life cycle.
The J.C. Lewis Primary Health Care Center is seeking to add a Medical Coder to our interdisciplinary clinical team. The Medical Coder supports the team by providing medical services, within the scope of practice, at the request of the Health Care Provider.
Medical Coder Responsibilities:
Responsible for assigning codes and modifiers into the healthcare center’s system.
Accountable for abstracting and coding for primary care and specialty care departments.
Coordinates with others as needed to ensure comprehensive and timely completion of coding for claims processing purposes.
Medical Coder Requirements:
Experience with codes and modifiers for all outpatient encounters, including ancillary,
Knowledge of ICD-9, ICD-10 and CPT-4 codes – Required
CPC, CCS or HRIT certifications – Highly Desired
Medical Billing and Coding Certificate – Desired