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Soft Skills — Professional Development Tidbit

RT Welter & Associates is excited to present our helpful career advancing tips and strategies to sharpen the skills prospective employers look for in a coder! What are they exactly? And why are they so crucial to landing your dream job? Soft skills are used synonymously with interpersonal skills and are always in high demand. These are typically skills that are more social than technical like standard job-related requirements. Soft skills include a broad range of areas – here are just a few examples: communication, executive presence, gravitas, relationship-building, decisiveness, self-motivation, leadership, team work, creativity, and resiliency. Employers desire candidates with strong soft skills as these skills are invaluable to the success of any business and are imperative to fostering a dynamic workplace.

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery Case — Surgical Coding Series: RTW Coding Conundrums

As part of the new coding format for our newsletter, RT Welter is excited to offer you a new surgery coding series in which we want to help you! The 2nd week of every month we will highlight a complicated surgical case. This week we are highlighting a general surgery case. We want to hear from you! If you have a complicated surgery case and need help with coding, please upload the operative note by clicking on the link below. Remember to remove ALL patient protected health information and organization identifiers. RT Welter will not use any medical records submitted in which PHI is not removed and protected.

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