InPatient Coding Specialist II (remote)

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Job ID: 56471
Area of Interest: Professionals
Location: Towson, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F, 8a-4p
Job Facility: UM St. Joseph Medical Center
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

**This is a remote position, however candidates must be local and able to attend onsite meetings.

Candidates must have 2+ years Inpatient coding experience in a hospital setting. Certification (CCS, CPC-H, or RHIT) preferred. 


Job Summary

The Coding Specialist II abstracts data from electronic medical records into computerized databases to provide accurate and timely information for reimbursement. This individual will also assign codes to ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT procedures according to ICD-10, CPT, Coding Clinic, Internal and Official Coding Guidelines. Gives guidance to Coding Specialist I.



What You Need to Be Successful:

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED is required. 
  • 2 year Associate's Degree: Business preferred. 
  • Vocational / Technical Degree is required. 
Combination of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Certification / Licensure / Registration

  • CCS (preferred)
  • CPC-H (preferred)
  • RHIT (preferred)

Experience and Skills

  • 2 - 4 years medical coding experience is required. 
  • 2 - 4 years working knowledge of medical terminology, basic coding skills including familiarity with ICD-9 and CPT coding is required. 
  • 4 - 6 years of previous Inpatient coding experience and pharmacology is preferred. 
  • 4 - 6 years strong understanding of ICD-9CM, Advanced CPT coding and Grouper experience is preferred. 
  • Required skills: basic computer skills, excellent organizational skills, demonstrated high degree of coding accuracy, excellent data entry skills.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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