CODER IV

Job ID
2020-104569
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
HIM Coding
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Rose Dominican - Siena
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Sun- Thurs or Tues-Sat
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
NV-HENDERSON

Overview

 

As the community’s only not-for-profit, faith-based health care system, Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 70 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and its more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters’ mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 60,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Responsibilities

Coder 4 is a member of the Health Information Management Team (HIM) responsible for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of clinical coding, validating the information in the databases for outcome management and specialty registries, across the entire integrated healthcare system. The purpose of this position is to apply the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes to individual patient health information records for data retrieval, analysis and claims processing. This position is expected to perform duties in alignment with the mission and policies within the Dignity Health organization, TJC, CMS and other regulatory agencies. This position is represented by SEIU, Local 1107 and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Qualifications

Minimum

    • High school diploma or equivalent.

    • Three years of relevant coding and abstracting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required in an acute care hospital setting.

    • Minimum of 3 years of Inpatient medical coding experience (hospital, facility, etc ) .  Must have ICD-1

    • Have and maintain a current coding credential from AHIMA or AAPC (RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC or CPC-H).

    • Analytical / Critical thinking and problem solving.

    • Knowledge and application of ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, HCPCS and CPT-4 classification systems.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and concepts effective

Preferred

  • Three years of relevant coding and abstracting experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required in an acute care hospital setting.

  • Minimum of 3 years of Inpatient medical coding experience (hospital, facility, etc. Must have ICD-1.

  • Intermediate level of Microsoft Excel.

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