Inpatient Coding Lead Nashville, TN

Inpatient Coding Lead Nashville, TN

Healthcare – Certified Coder OP


Position Type: Administrative

Specialty Unit: Certified Coder OP

Location:  Nashville, TN

Shift: Days

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent 


 

Job Summary:


We are in search of a Certified Coder who reviews clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-9-CM /CPT codes for billing, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance. 

  • Accurately codes conditions and procedures as documented in the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. 
  • The person working in this Coder position will work onsite at the main hospital campus but will code for multiple practices across the hospital company system for specialty physicians.


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-9-CM /CPT, 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: 

  • Undergraduate (Associate's or Bachelor's) degree in HIM/HIT preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year of Certified Urology hospital inpatient coding required - 3 years preferred.
  • Coding Technical Skills - ICD-9-CM /CPT, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, MS-DRGs, APR DRGs, and POA Assignment.
  • RHIT, RHIA or CCS preferred.
  • Must be disciplined, must be able to meet metrics.

 

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