Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.
JOB SUMMARY Codes Ancillary, Emergency Department, Observation and Ambulatory Surgery accounts, meeting both quality and productivity standards. Codes Inpatient records as time allows. All accounts are evaluated, abstracted and optimized for reimbursement in accordance with federal guidelines.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING (include Licenses and Professional Affiliations):
Education: High School Diploma and successful completion of an AHIMA accredited Coding Certification Program.
Experience: Two years coding experience required in acute care setting.
Specialized Training: Thorough knowledge of Medical Records Guidelines set by accrediting and licensing agencies. Computer literate, medical terminology.
Licensure: RHIT, RHIA or CCS preferred.
Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, MIRA, Encoder and Computer Assisted Coding software
***This position is represented by SEIU
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