Job Description

Location: St. Joseph Medical Center
Posted Date: 2/4/2020

Shift: Tuesday-Saturday 7:30a-4:00p

The HIM Concurrent Inpatient Coder shall support hospital concurrent coding operations. The Concurrent Inpatient Coder shall review hospital inpatient medical documentation to assign, sequence, edit and/or validate the appropriate ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes. The HIM Concurrent Inpatient Coder is required to work onsite in the hospital and attend all intra hospital case management or utilization management meetings. A provisional DRG must be assigned within 24 hours for all patients excluding normal newborn and/or normal obstetrical patients. Acute care admissions should be re-reviewed daily and sub-acute cases every other day.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Minimum 1 year of Acute Inpatient hospital coding required, 3 years preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of CCs/MCCs, impact on quality reporting, UHDDS guidelines, HACs and PSIs
  • Meditech and Cerner experience preferred
  • Microsoft Office (Word, One Note, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

  • Education: RHIT or RHIA preferred
  • Experience: 1 year of Acute Inpatient Coding Experience
  • Certification/Licensure: CCS Certification
  • Software/Hardware: 3M experienced required

Employee Benefits Include:

  • Health, Vision and Dental
  • 401(k)
  • Low Cost Parking
  • Load Repayment Assistant
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Annual Employment Wellneck Check
  • Up to 20% Employee Discount - Gift Shop, Cafeteria and Onsite Cafe

Application Instructions

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