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At first glance, you might think a Coding Specialist was an expert at announcing the codes heard frequently in the clinic and hospital corridors. "Code Red Davis 4 East." However, at Mayo Clinic, our Coding Specialists do something a bit different. These are the people who assign the appropriate codes for the various treatments patients receive upon visiting Mayo Clinic.
These men and women work diligently to determine the codes that apply to diverse procedures, while keeping current with all of the changes constantly occurring in the health care arena. It's a challenging position, and those selected as a Mayo Clinic Coding Specialist have met meticulous standards, including achieving certification from organizations such as the American Health Information Management Association, AHIMA, and passing a rigorous coding test prior to hire.
Mayo Clinic always looks for talented individuals to serve the needs of the patient. If you know anyone with an Associate's degree in a healthcare related field and an RHIA, RHIT, or CCS from AHIMA, please ask them to visit www.mayoclinic.org/jobs-jaxand apply for one of our openings. We're just waiting for the next Coding Specialist to step through our doors!
This post was written by Caroline Karsner who is a Recruitment Coordinator at Mayo Clinic Florida.