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  • Coder - Inpatient

    Job ID
    2018-50424
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    HIM Coding
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    BAKERSFIELD
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    rotate weekend
  • Overview

    Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is a 426 bed acute care medical center offering a full range of services including the Sarvanand Heart and Brain Center, Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital, expanded maternity and family care, the Lauren Small Children’s Center, orthopedic services, wound care center, 24-hour emergency care and general/outpatient surgery. Memorial Hospital is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1956. Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/memorial-hospital.

    Responsibilities

    Position Summary:

     

    The In-Patient Coder is responsible for coding and abstracting hospital discharge records for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance with federal regulations according to diagnosis (es), operation (s), and procedure (s) using ICD-9-CM classification and procedure(s), using CPT-4 classification systems; coordinates the release of bills.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Three year coding experience in an acute care setting for inpatient and outpatient
    • High school or general education degree (GED) or equivalent technical training.
    • CCS Certified through Ahima

     

    Training: 

    • Coding certificate program or coding classes which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology or equivalent.

     

    Special Skills:

    • Ability to assign ICD-9 and CPT-4 codes to medical records.

     

    This position is represented by SEIU United Healthcare Workers.

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