HIM Coding Specialist ll- Remote in CA

HIM Coding Specialist ll- Remote in CA

Healthcare – HIM Coding Specialist ll


Position Type: Administrative

Specialty Unit: Health Information Management                    

Location: Remote in CA

Shift: Days - 7am-3:30pm

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent 


 

Job Summary:

 As a Coding  Specialist – Work from home, you will review and evaluate hospital inpatient medical record documentation to assign, sequence, edit and/or validate the appropriate ICD-10-CM and ICD-10- PCS codes. 

A Coding Specialist performs coding and/or code/DRG validation across multiple entities by applying all appropriate coding guidelines and criteria for code selections.


Responsibilities:

  • Assign, sequence, validate, and/or edit codes/DRGs and abstracted data (e.g., physician, discharge disposition, query tracking) for inpatient records for multiple facilities using ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS.
  • Maintain or exceed established accuracy standards.
  • Maintain or exceed established productivity standards.
  • Utilize the complete patient medical record documentation in code/DRG assignment, validation, and/or editing of codes/DRGs.


Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Life Benefits
  • Employee discount program
  • Paid time off



Requirements: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), or Certified Professional Coder (CPC). 
  • Minimum 2 years coding experience, preferably in an acute care facility.
  • Must have knowledge of ICD-10-CM and CPT/DRG principles for both inpatient and skilled nursing facilities.
  • Must have knowledge of acute care inpatient coding, ED coding, and Ancillary coding (radiology, laboratory, etc.) 
  • Must have knowledge of the prospective payment system and impact of codes upon reimbursement required. 



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