REMOTE - Inpatient Medical Coder (Hospital Facility)

Post Date

Oct 25, 2022

Location

Alpharetta,
Georgia

ZIP/Postal Code

30005
US
Jun 14, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type

Perm

Category

Medical Coder

Req #

ATL-581130

Pay Rate

$67k - $81k (estimate)

Job Description

We are hiring for several Direct Hire Openings for our client



There will be an assessment that will need to be completed before interviews are scheduled



Full-Time: Flexible Schedule. (40 hours/week)

Location: Remote/Work from Home (WFH).



Job Duties:



A Coding Consultant, Inpatient - Level 3 codes complex cases for all lengths of stays and as needed, audits the work of Level 1 and Level 2 Coding Consultants and assigns diagnostic and procedural codes to patient records using ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS codes.



Responsibilities:

* Reviews medical records and assigns accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures.

* Assigns and sequences codes accurately based on medical record documentation.

* Assigns the appropriate discharge disposition to medical records.

* Abstracts and enters the coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements.

* Audits the work of Level 1 & 2 Coders, if applicable.

* Communicates documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution.

* Maintains 95% coding accuracy rate and 95% accuracy rate for MS-DRG assignment and maintains site designated productivity standards.

* Maintains minimum production of 1 charts per hour or site specific productivity standards.

* Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communications skills.

* Communicates professionally with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues.

Required Skills & Experience

Must Haves:

* Minimum of 2+ years of recent Inpatient coding experience in academic, teaching, or trauma facility

* A valid RHIT, RHIA or CCS from AHIMA.

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

* Full Benefits: PTO, Health, Vision, Dental Insurance, & a 401k Savings Plan.

* Tuition Reimbursement.

* AHIMA Dues Compensation.

* AHIMA Educational Stipends.

* 20-24 Free CEUs offered annually.

* 24/7 Subject Matter Expert Coding Support.

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.