Inspira Medical Centers CODER III, HOSPITAL in Vineland, New Jersey
OUR MISSION: Our mission is to provide a safe and compassionate experience that improves the health and well-being of our community by placing the safety of our patients and support of our employees at the center of all we do.
MAJOR FUNCTION :
Coders will review clinical documentation and diagnostic results to extract data and apply appropriate ICD and CPT codes for billing, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance. Under the direction of a Coding Manager, they will accurately code inpatient records; however, may need to also code outpatient, emergency room and/or diagnostic records when needed.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
Completion of Acute Care Medical Coder program from an accredited institution or Graduate of an AHIMA accredited Associate’s (RHIT) or Bachelor’s (RHIA) Degree program.
Min. 3 yrs. exp. in healthcare, including 2 years Hospital Coding experience required. Will consider HIM Vendor exp. in lieu of healthcare experience
Min. 1-year inpatient coding experience
Proficient in ER, Diagnostic, and Outpatient Surgical Coding
Knowledge of :
ICD & CPT coding schemes
medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and the pathology of disease required
health information management functions and computer operations
Able to communicate effectively
Basic desktop computer and HIM computer applications skills
Knowledge of automated Encoder and Clinical Abstracting Systems
Certified with a minimum of one of the following required:
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)