Level 3 Inpatient Coder



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Job Opening Summary

Under minimal technical or managerial supervision, a Coder III has main responsibility of assigning codes to diagnosis and procedures using ICD-10-CM and ICD-10 PCS for inpatient discharges for the purpose of reimbursement, research and in compliance with federal and hospital regulations. In addition, a Coder III may be assigned to code any record at any time with ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 for observation, ambulatory surgery encounters, outpatient clinics, emergency room encounters, and interventional cardiology and radiology.

Job Opening Qualifications

Required Education:

High School Diploma

Preferred Education:

Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management or equivalent health care related college degree such as nursing.

Necessary Skills:

1. PC knowledge

2. Excellent communication and customer service skills

3. Must be detail oriented, organized and flexible

4. Able to demonstrate initiative and perform minimum productivity levels

5. Must have thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology and able to accept direction with changing priorities.

Required Licensure/Certifications:

Effective September 1, 2016, all employees hired or transferred into the position are required to have Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) through the American Health Information Management Association.

Required Experience:

3-5 years acute care coding experience.

Preferred Experience:

Five (5) years inpatient coding experience in a large acute care teaching facility.

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