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  • Coder

    Job ID
    2018-50295
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    HIM Coding
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Marian Regional Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    SANTA MARIA
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    6am- 2:30pm (Sunday through Thursday)
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

     

    Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

    Responsibilities

    About This Position

    In keeping with Marian Medical Center health care philosophy, under the limited direction of the Coding Supervisor, the Coder abstracts and codes all in-patient, out-patient, surgery, ER, and out-patient referred accounts as directed by National Coding, Dignith Health, and MMC coding guidelines.

    Coders are expected to respect and adhere to confidentiality mandates, as well as to promote a professional attitude in daily work activities. Demonstrates thorough understanding of compliance issues in relationship to their position. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    • One year acute care hospital coding required; medical records and computer experience required; thorough understanding of the coding function, including DRGs and APCs.
    • College classes required. Successful completion of human anatomy and human physiology, introductory and intermediate coding classes, and medical terminology required.

    Sunday through Thursday

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    • One year acute care hospital coding required; medical records and computer experience required; thorough understanding of the coding function, including DRGs and APCs.
    • College classes required. Successful completion of human anatomy and human physiology, introductory and intermediate coding classes, and medical terminology required.

    Sunday through Thursday

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