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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Brent McKenzie
Franchise Partner

Brent McKenzie has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, starting with his family resort. From there, he worked in every aspect of restaurants, starting as a dishwasher.

Since then, Brent has added more than 10 years of management experience. His management experience helps him identify qualified candidates and match them to the needs of clients. He has experience opening several new businesses, both large and small. These challenges make him a sharp eye for the type of skills that hard-working professionals should bring to the table. It also makes him exceptional at noticing talent that is ready for further development.

Brent is very dedicated to completing any task and brings that passion to his clients and candidates. His attention to detail and constant drive are an asset to any career or talent search.

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