Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Health Medical Center

Department: Health Information Management - Coding

Schedule: Regular FT 40 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Varied

This is a remote position. 
Under the direction of the Coding Supervisor, the Coder III assigns diagnostic and procedure codes to patient medical records. Must have extensive acute inpatient coding experience and/or outpatient coding experience in multiple specialty areas. Maintains coding productivity and quality benchmarks as prescribed by the Coding Policy and Procedure, as established for Valleywise Health.
Hourly Pay Range: $23.08 - $34.04
100% Remote
  • Requires an Associate's degree in Health Information Technology or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible experience that results in the required specialized knowledge and ability to perform the assigned work in lieu of a degree.
  • A Bachelor's degree is preferred.
  • Requires three (3) years of acute care/or outpatient coding experience demonstrating an understanding of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Specialized Training:
  • Requires the ability to pass a coding exam before hire.
  • Must have RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CIC, or CPC certification.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Must possess knowledge of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, severity of Illness and Risk of Mortality codes, MCC and CC, and be able to Query the Physicians, as appropriate.
  • Must know and be able to code all types of patient medical records, including Inpatient, Behavioral Health, Edits, and Errors.
  • Must be able to achieve and maintain appropriate coding quality and productivity established in the Coding Department Policy and Procedure.
  • Must have a strong understanding of computer applications and automated encoder systems.
  • Must know anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, surgical terminology, pharmacological terminology, and patient care documentation terminology.
  • Must have the analytical ability necessary to interpret data contained in records and to assign appropriate codes.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and have excellent customer service skills.
  • Requires the ability to work well independently and demonstrate independent decision-making abilities.
  • Requires the ability to read, write, and speak effectively in English.

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