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MP Coder

Company: Northern Maine Medical Center
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:


The coding process consists of accessing HIPPA compliant medical records from a number of different systems, evaluating the medical records, and assigning CPT & ICD-9-CM codes for professional services. The coder ensures that all contact with the public, the providers, and other office/hospital personnel are carried out in a friendly, courteous, helpful, and considerate manner.


  • Strong understanding of evaluation and management codes.
  • Understands current regulatory coding requirements.
  • Make independent decisions based on specialized knowledge.
  • Apply standard protocol to CPT coding standards and guidelines.
  • Post coded charges.
  • Requires telephone etiquette and email correspondence with providers.
  • Work effectively with others as a team member.
  • Works collaboratively with all NMMC departments.
  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality.
  • Performs related work not listed herein but deemed in the best interest of the organization.
  • Works as a member of the NMMC team to help reinforce a culture of safety within the Department and organization wide. Requirements

  • Minimum requirements are 2 years in the medical field. Certification in Professional Coding (CPC) or equivalent certification (or in the process of obtaining certification).
  • Good oral and written communication.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong systems background is desirable.
  • Ability to prioritize workload. Maintain high standard of work even under pressure of deadline and interruptions.
  • Must have proficiency with data entry. WORKER TRAITS:
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required to communicate with staff, physicians, patients, and others.
  • Must be able to demonstrate teamwork.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Numerical ability is required to prepare reports.
  • Verbal ability is required to answer telephone, initiate correspondences, and understand medical and insurance terms.
  • Motor coordination and finger dexterity required for operating office equipment.
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing conditions in various details of the job.
  • Effective communication skills are essential when exchanging information.

Keywords: Northern Maine Medical Center, Portland , MP Coder, Other , Portland, Maine

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