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Tenet Healthcare Outpatient Coder- CPC- Per Diem (as needed basis) - P in Detroit, Michigan

General Summary

The Coder works independently on a daily basis responsible for the abstracting and coding of medical records and assigning codes with a high degree of


Essential Job Responsibilities:

  1. Reviews medical records to codes patient charges

  2. Reviews physician documentation and performs audits to determine accuracy

  3. Updates late charges and processes in a timely manner

  4. Reviews tasks and corrects codes as needed

  5. Prepares reports as requested by operations team

  6. Provide training to physicians and staff to improve coding outcomes

Education: High school diploma/GED required with completion coding program.

Certification: Certified Profession Coding Certificate required.

Experience : Must have a one to 2 years of experience working in multi-specialty coding

Performance Requirements:


  1. Knowledge of ICD–9 and ICD–10 coding guidelines

  2. Knowledge of medical terminology

  3. Knowledge of billing applications

  4. Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the organization to complete coding tasks within compliance of the federal, state and organization regulations.


  1. Skill in multi-tasking.

  2. Skill in customer service.

  3. Skill in computer hardware and software use.

  4. Skill in verbal and written communication.

  5. Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion, and decision-making to achieve organizational objectives.

  6. Skill in analyzing situations accurately and taking effective action.

  7. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, policy-making bodies, third-party payers, patients, and the public.

  8. Skill in organizing work, making assignments, and achieving goals and objectives.

  9. Skill in exercising judgment and discretion in developing, applying, interpreting, and coordinating departmental policies and procedures.

Job: Non-Clinical/Administrative

Organization: DMC Medical Group

Title: Outpatient Coder- CPC- Per Diem (as needed basis) - P

Location: MI-Detroit

Requisition ID: 1905032369