Mid-level Inpatient Coding Specialist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/9/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Maitland, FL
  • Date Posted:
    7/9/2021
  • Job ID:
    21016643
  • Job Family
    Health Information Management
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Mid-level Inpatient Coding Specialist AdventHealth Trickel Building

 

  • Full Time 
 
  • 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 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.
  • Utilizes thorough understanding of the Official Coding Guidelines, Coding Clinic guidance, medical necessity and coverage determinations
  • Uses critical thinking and sound judgment in decision making; keeping reimbursement considerations in balance with regulatory compliance.
  • Assumes personal responsibility for professional growth, development, and continuing education to maintain a high level of proficiency.
 
 

Qualifications

What Will You Need:        

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Experienced level with at least 3-5 years acute care inpatient coding experience in a hospital setting

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 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
 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

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

The Inpatient Coder is responsible for reviewing, analyzing and interpreting clinical documentation contained in the medical record applying appropriate ICD9 and DRG  codes conventions and requirements of Medicare Prospective Payment System.  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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