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Coder II - Hospital Coding - REMOTE

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Job ID: 32969
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Coder II - Hospital Coding for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $28.34, more depending on experience.

This position will be performed fully remote. If telecommuting, PeaceHealth will provide the caregiver with necessary computer equipment. It is the responsibility of the caregiver to provide Internet access.


Responsible for advanced coding of inpatient, observation, emergency room and ambulatory surgery records, including the assignment of ICD-10-CM diagnosis and procedure codes, and CPT4 procedural codes, as well as the abstraction of clinical information for hospital services.

Details of the position:

  • Reviews the medical record to assure specificity of diagnoses and procedures for compliant code assignment, providing data and accurate/optimal reimbursement for the provision of hospital services.
  • Abstracts information from medical records following established methods and procedures.
  • Identifies problem documents and works with submitting departments to correct errors.
  • Responds to edits both during and after the coding process.
  • May enter charge information when appropriate.
  • Collaborates with clinical documentation integrity nurses and physicians to assure accurate documentation to enhance data capture and reimbursement.

What you bring:

  • Graduate of a formal coding program or combination of education and experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job required.
  • Completion of a college based or AAPC/AHIMA approved coding education program strongly preferred.
  • Minimum three years of direct work experience in inpatient acute care, hospital-based coding and abstracting for IPPS reimbursement or ambulatory surgery coding; the use of ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding systems is required.
  • Knowledge of acute care and critical access reimbursement requirements is preferred.
  • AHIMA/AAPC recognized credential is required: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CPC, or CPC-H required.

For a full description of the position, or for questions, please email [email protected]

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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