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  • Sr Coder- HIM Coding

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    HIM Coding
    Hours / Pay Period
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center
    Standard Hours
    7:00am to 3:30pm one weekend day
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    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.


    The Coder Senior is responsible for coding inpatient records using ICD-10-CM coding classification diagnosis and procedure codes, meeting both quality and productivity standards. All accounts are evaluated, abstracted, and optimized for reimbursement in accordance with federal guidelines.  The Coder Senior select accounts for coding from electronic worklists in the computer assisted coding (CAC) program.  Coders maintain necessary credentials and continuing education to include new laws or regulations regarding coding.


    **This position is represented by SEIU-UHW**

    ***The ideal candidate will work Saturdays to support the Saturday clinics***




    • Minimum five years experience coding inpatient charts in an acute care setting required.
    • Thorough knowledge of Medical Records Guidelines set by accrediting and licensing agencies required.
    • Computer literate, medical terminology required.
    • Microsoft Word, Outlook, MIRA and Computer Assisted Coding Software.
    • RHIT, RHIA or CCS preferred. Fire Safety card required
    • Successful completion of ICD-10 coding assessment prior to hire/transfer.
    • **This position is represented by SEIU-UHW**
    • ***The ideal candidate will work Saturdays to support the Saturday clinics***


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