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Job Description


Inpatient Coder AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Location Address: 

9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204


Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite childcare center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Days

8:00AM – 5:00PM
Monday – Friday
You Will Be Responsible For:                     
  • Assigns and sequences ICD9-CM/CPT/HCPCS codes to diagnoses and procedures from documented information in the medical record.
  • Assures the final diagnoses and operative procedures as stated by the physician and other healthcare provider are valid and complete.
  • Reviews medical records to identify secondary complications and co-morbid conditions.
  • Codes and abstracts all necessary information with most accurately describes each documented diagnoses and procedures according to established HIM guidelines and AHIMA code of Ethics.
  • Able to communicate precisely with medical staff and other healthcare providers when querying information regarding diagnoses and procedures.
  • Checks charges to make sure they are accurate and complete.
  • Sends Discern Notification messages to appropriate departments when charges are missing or incorrect.
  • Assures all Medicare edits are addressed by adding appropriate modifiers, if appropriate.
  • Meets coding productivity standards as outlined by department guidelines.
  • Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association.


What You Will Need:
  • Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School or Technical Certification
  • 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience
Job Summary:

The HIM Specialist II is responsible for coding and abstracting inpatient and outpatient medical records using correct ICD9-CM and CMP codes and abiding by coding conventions.

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

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