AdventHealthInpatient Divisional Coder II - Remote
Altamonte Springs, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One

· Career Development

· Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

· Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Shift : Monday-Friday

Job Location : Remote

The role you’ll contribute:

The Coder II, under general supervision of the Regional Coding Manager is responsible for assigning codes to ambulatory surgery, observation, wound care, and interventional radiology encounters in addition to outpatient scripts and ED encounters using ICD-10-CM and CPT codes via the 3m Encoder and Dolbey CAC applications. Abstracts the patient's account with the assigned codes and finalizes the abstract in Epic. Reviews scripts for meeting Medical Necessity in the Outpatient ancillary area. Responsibility to adhere to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan, to the rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and to the standards of all accrediting bodies.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

1.Encourages teamwork by working collaboratively with team members inside and outside of the department to ensure timely coding and billing of accounts.

2.May train others, as in orientation of new employees or acting as a preceptor for workers learning new skills

3.Communicates to various departments when charges need added, deleted, or changed and when discharge dispositions and patient type/status needs clarified

4.Professional demeanor, patience, and tact required in dealing with all staff within the department, the facility, and outside influences

5.Requires maintenance of confidential information encountered in every task associated with this job

6.Requires compliance with department Coding Policy and Procedure manual and Coding Clinic guidelines, as well as, any governmental coding regulations

7.Requires coding knowledge of all specialties required at this level for multi-hospital coding 8.Codes all diagnoses, treatments and procedures for outpatient records in accordance to departmental policies and procedures

a.Assign ICD-10-CM and CPT codes on chart in accordance with all UHDDS rules, ICD-10 Coding Conventions, CPT Assistant and approved coding policies and procedures

b.Maintains 96% accuracy rate.

c.Assigns modifiers as appropriate and according to NCCI guidelines

d.Reviews assigned charges in the charge viewer to verify what is ordered and what procedures are carried out

e.Informs the Coding Management Team of any coding or coding related issues that adversely impact the claims processing, coding accuracy, and compliance

f.Takes responsibility for the unbilled in assigned queue, escalating outstanding holds as instructed and ensures the coding process is completed in a timely manner

g.Reviews and requests charge corrections on surgical accounts, makes changes as appropriate h.Demonstrates attention to detail, thoroughness, and accuracy in daily work

i.Completes high quality work in accordance with outlined standards and procedures within defined time frames

ii.Assumes responsibility to maintain knowledge and compliance with all current hospital and departmental policies. i)Reviews the encounter for discharge disposition and assigns the operative physician and date of procedure to the chart[1]coding screen

  1. Works with other Coding team members to keep coding within two days of discharge. 10.Completes coding for multiple facilities in a timely manner

11.Works with other Coding team members to maintain hospital coding days to less than 3 days. 12. Works with other coding team members to maintain a median coding turn-around time of 3 days or less.

13.Participates in department performance improvement reviews and coding reviews

14.Meets and maintains productivity standards

15.Meets and maintains a 96% or better in coding accuracy

16.Successfully meets requirements to code all patient types required at this level 19. Manage your own time to ensure you are meeting productivity and accuracy requirements.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change. Attendance in accordance with the AdventHealth guidelines and policy(s) is considered an essential function of the job.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

1.Basic Coding knowledge

2.Knowledge of specific coding guidelines, and Coding Clinic guidelines.

3.Good computer skills with the ability to learn Epic and 3M Encoder

4.Comfortable with all Microsoft Office programs.

5.Ability to review documentation in a medical record and to enter the coding software.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

High School Grad or Equivalent or 2 years experience and successfully completed a medical coding certificate program or 2 year HIM program.

Two to three years emergency room and ancillary coding

One plus years of Ambulatory surgery or observation coding or completion of AdventHealth surgery and observation training.

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

Two plus years of ambulatory surgery and observation coding

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

• Certified Coding Specialist

• Certified Professional Coder

• Certified Professional Coder Payer

• Registered Health Information Administrator

• Registered Health Information Technician

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION:

Please be advised that all licenses and certifications listed are not required. If you only have one or some of those listed, you may still be eligible for this position.

• Certified Coding Specialist

• Certified Professional Coder

• Certified Professional Coder Payer

• Registered Health Information Administrator

• Registered Health Information Technician

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Corporate

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $22.324 - $33.485

  • Location: Altamonte Springs, FL

  • Job ID: 24018751

  • Job Family: Health Information Management

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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