Since May, you have been working with a recruiter to obtain a new position in HIM. Your experience includes over ten years in inpatient and outpatient coding, you are an AHIMA-approved ICD-10 trainer, and you have worked with your state association on coding projects over the past two years.
Nothing the recruiter has presented to you has been a good fit, but in late September, the recruiter calls with positions open for coding auditors. You have never done that type of work before, but are confident you could learn, and the recruiter gets you a phone interview. During the conversation, the HIM manager for the organization says that she sees you have been an auditor since May. You immediately recognize that the HIM manager has the wrong impression of your experience. Determine the appropriate course of action in response to the interviewer’s statement. Provide justification based on the AHIMA Code of Ethics.