Inpatient Coder

Job ID: 23855

Job ID: 23855

Fort Mill, South Carolina

Remote

$28.73 - $46.64

Non-Clinical Healthcare

Contract

Fort Mill, South Carolina

Remote

Contract

  Non-Clinical Healthcare

$28.73 - $46.64

Job Details

Inpatient Coder needed to support primary care clinics for a Georgia healthcare company.
 
Job ID: 23855
Pay Rate: $28.73 – $46.64 per hour (Depending on Experience)
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Work Arrangement: Fully Remote
Employment Type: Contract
Schedule: 8:00am – 4:30pm / Mon – Fri or Sun – Thurs 
 
Join one of Georgia’s largest not-for-profit health systems that consists of hospitals, emergency departments, medical offices, urgent cares, cancer centers, rehabilitation, hospice, senior-living, and imaging centers. This organization has received national recognition and many prestigious awards for their commitment to customized patient care and delivering world-class healthcare to every person. 
 
Responsibilities:

  • Review documentation in inpatient and/or IVR (interventional radiology) medical records and handle 14-16 charts per day.
  • Accurately assign appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnostic and ICD-10-PCS/CPT-4 HCPCS procedural codes to the greatest specificity.
  • Assign the most accurate DRG/APC, when appropriate, and in accordance with Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting and Facility Coding Guidelines.
  • Abstract demographic and coding information accurately and completely.
  • Abstract all required patient demographic data into the EMR.
  • Assign correct DRG/APC.
  • Query providers as needed to further clarify codes.
  • Manage additional coding responsibilities, contribute to the CFB (candidate for bill) goals, including but not limited to:
  • Resolve coding edits and reminders, correct abstracting and coding issues in a timely manner
  • Complete and route problem accounts, ready to code, high dollar and other accounts daily to ensure cases are coded as close to goal date as possible.
  • Complete assigned work by allotted goal date.
  • Assist with coding unassigned or backlogged accounts.
  • Serve as a mentor to new coders.
  • Assist with cleaning up or escalating missing documentation or other work queues.
  • Assist with observation, same day surgery, outpatient and emergency coding when needed.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

 
Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Completion of anatomy and physiology course(s) required.
  • Minimum 3 years of acute care inpatient and/or IVR coding experience is required.
  • Must have demonstrated maintenance of 85% or higher accuracy in abstracting, code and DRG assignment while meeting productivity requirements in previous roles.
  • Ability to work in a remote environment.
  • Computer/data entry experience.
  • Ability to communicate with various members of the healthcare team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites.

Preferred Licenses/Certifications

  • Cert Coding Spec 1.00
  • Cert Prof Coder 1.00
  • Cert Prof Coder – Hospital OP 1.00
  • Reg Health Information Admin 1.00
  • Reg Health Information Tech 1.00
  • AAPC Preferred

 

 
Parker Staffing offers all levels of Administrative, Customer Service, Call Center, Human Resources, and Non-Clinical Healthcare opportunities throughout the nation. Visit our employment opportunities page at http://www.parkerstaffing.com to review our full offering of temp, temp-to-hire, and direct hire job openings!  

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 
 

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