Inpatient Coder (Remote) - Coding (child) - Now Hiring
How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.
PRN Days, Evenings, and Various Shifts Available
Reviews documentation in inpatient and/or IVR (interventional radiology) medical records, and accurately and completely assigns appropriate diagnostic and procedural ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/ICD10-PCS or CPT-4 HCPCS
codes to the greatest specificity, and assigning the most accurate DRG/APC as appropriate. Abstracts demographic and coding information into the information system accurately and completely.
Required Minimum Education: High school graduate or possess a General Educational Development (GED) Diploma
from an accredited program. Completed course in anatomy and physiology.
Required Minimum Experience: Minimum of 5-7 years of acute care inpatient and/or IVR coding experience (with
Same day surgery, ED and OP diagnostic outpatient coding experiences are a plus) preferred. Must have and
maintain a 95% or higher accuracy in abstracting, code and DRG assignment while meeting productivity requirements.
Required Minimum Certification: Billing or Coding School Certification (AHIMA or AAPC to include but not limited to
RHIT, RHIA, CCS or CPC) in hospital coding preferred.
Required Minimum Skills: Computer/data entry experience. Ability to communicate with various members of the
healthcare team. Ability to use EXCEL, Word and have basic computer operational knowledge. Epic and 3M
experience preferred. Ability to work in a remote environment.