Coding Specialist Inpatient Senior FT at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/6/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Maitland, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Health Information Management
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description


Coding Specialist Inpatient Senior AdventHealth Maitland

Location Address: Maitland, Fl 32751

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Maitland

  • The Maitland Office Plaza houses our highly skilled teams that support our hospital system including Marketing, Patient Financial Services, Revenue Management, the Credit Union and Human Resources.
  • The Trickel Building, a two-story office structure, creates an atmosphere of health and healing, with a healthy-style caf? and quaint chapel.
  • The main lobby is filled with lush greenery and a light trickle of water, creating a holistic environment.
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time Days

You Will Be Responsible For:   

  • Reviews, analyzes, and interprets clinical documentation, seeking clarification from the physician when discrepancies exist.  Effectively communicates with physicians and allied health personnel the need for comprehensive, accurate and timely clinical documentation.
  • Applies ICD-9 codes, ICD-10 codes, DRG codes, present on admission codes, patient status codes, and participating physician codes with an understanding of how each is used and the impact the accuracy of the data has on mortality rates, clinical quality, reimbursement, internal score cards and key quality indicators
  • Has an exhaustive understanding of the Official Coding Guidelines, Coding Clinic guidance, medical necessity and coverage determinations as indicated by the ability to complete records with a minimum of data quality review.  Has responsibility to ensure the correct DRG prior to billing with the ability to defend the DRG assignment if questioned by an outside review agency.
  • Assists with DRG auditing and validation as needed for newer coders and for external coding audit review
  • Mentors more junior level staff and provides coding/clinical education when necessary ensuring that the entire coding staff develops the highest level of excellence


What Will You Need:        



  • Experienced level with at least five years acute-care inpatient coding experience in a hospital setting


  • At least one-two years of coding education including formal education in anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.
  • Comprehensive experience with cases that require a more complex level of coding


  • RHIA, RHIT, or CCS certification or credential
Job Summary:

The Senior Inpatient Coder is responsible for reviewing, analyzing and interpreting clinical documentation contained in the medical record applying appropriate ICD9, ICD-10CM, ICD-10PCS  and  DRG  codes used for quality reporting and reimbursement purposes.  The Senior Inpatient Coder provides a level of experience and expertise such that coding quality review is not needed prior to billing.  The Senior Coder also uses years of experience and expertise to provide leadership within the coding section, mentoring others and providing assistance to management to maintain excellence in coding. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

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

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