Karna, LLC

  • Lead Medical Records Abstractor

    Job ID 2018-1952
    Job Locations
    US-DC-DC Metro
    Category
    Global Health
    Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Overview

    Karna, LLC in conjunction with our Partner is seeking an experienced Lead Medical Records Abstractor to provide expertise in reviewing and coding variables abstracted from nationally collected medical records for our federal client.  This position requires the candidate to be onsite daily in Bethesda.  

    Responsibilities

    • Review medical records forwarded from hospitals to identify errors or mismatches between coded variables and the text narrative
    • Accurately code additional variables related to the All Injury Program (AIP)
    • Redact Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from narrative sections of the medical record
    • Purge medical record narratives of Personally Identifiable Information
    • Perform Quality Reviews
    • Provide feedback and training to abstraction and coding team
    • Perform daily workload management and reporting

    Qualifications

    • 5 years of experience leading clinical abstraction projects
    • 5 years of experience with reviewing or coding variables abstracted from records
    • 1 year of experience with ICD-10-CM coding, certification preferred
    • Desirable to have an understanding of the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS)
    • Desirable to have an understanding of the All Injury Program
    • Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary and experience with presenting materials to clients or to large groups is desired
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Must meet Personal Identification Verification Requirements (background check, Fingerprint, U.S. Citizenship or permanent residency)
    • Associates degree or higher preferred

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