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FT Remote Inpatient Coder

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JTS Health Partners
US Remote, United States
25 days ago

Description

Full-time Remote Inpatient Coder

Seeking experienced inpatient coding specialists to perform accurate code assignments while working remotely.  Ideal candidates need 7+ years experience with extensive full-time inpatient coding in the acute care setting during the past thirty-six (36) months, MS-DRG and case mix experience, 3M experience, however will consider other encoder experience.  Previous working experience working with Epic required.

All candidates must maintain certification through either AHIMA or AAPC.  We maintain a unique business and employment solution that benefits both clients and our employees varied needs.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Receive assigned medical charts to code and review medical charts electronically
  • Accurately assign ICD-10-CM/PCS codes to the patient’s record and into the client’s electronic medical record systems following Official ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Guidelines for Coding, UHDDS Guidelines and CMS directives. Perform data entry of required abstracted patient information into the client’s information system. Assigns Present on Admission (POA) indicators according to AHA POA guidelines. Verify and assign appropriate discharge dispositions for patients.
  • Query physicians to clarify conflicting, imprecise, incomplete, ambiguous and/or inconsistent clinical information when appropriate
  • Utilize coding resources along with any other applicable reference material available to ensure accuracy in coding
  • Maintains a working knowledge of disease processes, MS-DRG classification and reimbursement structures, ICD-10-CM/PCS coding principles and rules, as well as Coding Clinic Guidelines.
  • Maintains required productivity and quality requirements
  • Research and resolve coding projects
  • Perform ongoing analysis of medical record charts for the appropriate coding compliance
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • All candidates must maintain certification through either AHIMA or AAPC. Coding certification to include the following: CPC, CCS, RHIA and RHIT (no CPC-A, RHIT A, etc.).
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 7+ years of hospital inpatient medical coding experience (facility and/or consulting)
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • High speed internet and secure home office space
  • On-line coding proficiency test will be required
  • Epic test will be required
  • 40 hours (Full-time) availability weekly

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Trauma, med surg, oncology, transplant, teaching hospital coding experience
  • Managed care experience
  • Encoder coding experience
  • APR DRG and/or other Grouper experience

JTS Health Partners recognizes that our HIM Professionals are our greatest asset and in return for your talents we offer a dynamic work environment with a strong and healthy company culture along with an excellent benefits package, competitive compensation and an employee referral program. 

Benefits package includes the following:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short-term disability
  • Long=term disability
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Accident, Cancer and Critical Illness
  • 401(k) plan with Safe Harbor match
  • Company paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Continuing Education reimbursement
  • Professional online training and education               

JTS expects our staff to meet or exceed key performance indicators measuring productivity, quality and service level as defined by Management.  JTS staff will actively participate in team initiatives and in team status meetings.  JTS staff must demonstrate a positive demeanor (internally and towards the clients), good verbal and written communication skills and must be professional in both appearance and approach.  The staff at JTS must exercise the ability to prioritize work, handling daily and multiple tasks to completion within the time allotted, while working as part of a team within a demanding environment. 

JTS Health Partners (“JTS”) is a national healthcare management consulting and professional services firm. The company’s consulting portfolio consists of enterprise advisory planning, clinical optimization, financial, health information management, information technology, revenue cycle management with extended business office capabilities, as well as operational performance improvement initiatives for hospitals and physicians. Other professional services include staff augmentation for the acute and physician settings.

JTS Health Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Requirements

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Receive assigned medical charts to code and review medical charts electronically
  • Accurately assign ICD-10-CM/PCS codes to the patient’s record and into the client’s electronic medical record systems following Official ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Guidelines for Coding, UHDDS Guidelines and CMS directives. Perform data entry of required abstracted patient information into the client’s information system. Assigns Present on Admission (POA) indicators according to AHA POA guidelines. Verify and assign appropriate discharge dispositions for patients.
  • Query physicians to clarify conflicting, imprecise, incomplete, ambiguous and/or inconsistent clinical information when appropriate
  • Utilize coding resources along with any other applicable reference material available to ensure accuracy in coding
  • Maintains a working knowledge of disease processes, MS-DRG classification and reimbursement structures, ICD-10-CM/PCS coding principles and rules, as well as Coding Clinic Guidelines.
  • Maintains required productivity and quality requirements
  • Research and resolve coding projects
  • Perform ongoing analysis of medical record charts for the appropriate coding compliance
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63034005
  • Location:
    US Remote, United States
  • Position Title: FT Remote Inpatient Coder
  • Company Name For Job: JTS Health Partners
  • Work Setting: Remote
  • Job Function: Coding - Inpatient
  • Career Level: Experienced (non-manager)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: GED
  • Min Experience: 7-10
  • Required Travel: None
  • Required Credentials: RHIA,RHIT,CCS
  • Salary: $35.00 - $45.00 (Hourly Wage)
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