Inpatient Coding Specialist

Valrico, FL

Job Category: Coding Job ID: 1730982 Salary: 24/hour - 34/hour

Job Description





Full-time • Work From Home




Job Summary:




As an Inpatient Coding Specialist III working remotely, you will meticulously review and assess hospital inpatient medical record documentation. Your responsibilities include assigning, sequencing, editing, and validating the appropriate ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes. As a Coding Integrity Specialist III, you will perform coding and/or code/DRG validation for multiple facilities, applying coding guidelines and criteria for accurate code selections.




Job Qualifications:




- Assign, sequence, validate, and/or edit codes/DRGs for inpatient records across multiple facilities using ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS.

- Maintain or exceed established accuracy and productivity standards.

- Utilize comprehensive patient medical record documentation for code/DRG assignment, validation, and editing.

- Hold an Undergraduate degree (Associate's or Bachelor's) in HIM/HIT preferred.

- Minimum 1 year of acute care hospital inpatient coding required, with 3 years preferred.

- Coding Technical Skills: ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, MS-DRGs, APR DRGs, and POA Assignment.

- Conduct audits as required.

- RHIT, RHIA, or CCS certification required.

- Must be disciplined and capable of meeting metrics.




Candidates residing in CA and Colorado, NYC, and Hawaii will not be considered due to the WFH and vaccine mandate.




Additional Responsibilities:




- Address coding quality edits and customer complaints related to potential coding errors.

- Seeking candidates with three years of IP (hospital) DRG coding for acute care, including burns and cardiac catheterization.

- Completion of a coding test (20 Multiple Choice/True/False, 5-7 Open-ended Behavioral questions, 90 minutes long).




Position Details:




- Position Title: Inpatient Coding Specialist - Richmond, VA

- Position Type: Permanent Contingent

- Position Creation Reason: Vacant Position

- Compensation: Salary range from $24.61 - $29.53 - $34.46 per hour based on years of experience.



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