Coder Employment Entity
Location FRANKLIN, TN (Coder Employment Entity)
Department HIIM - Corporate Coding S
Field Health Information Mgmt
Community Health Systems is one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers. Developing and operating healthcare delivery systems in 43 distinct markets across 15 states, CHS is committed to helping people get well and live healthier. CHS operates 77 acute-care hospitals and more than 1,000 other sites of care, including physician practices, urgent care centers, freestanding emergency departments, occupational medicine clinics, imaging centers, cancer centers and ambulatory surgery centers.
As a member of the HIM Central Services coding team, provides Inpatient coding assistance for a set of HIM Central Services supported CHS hospitals. Reviews patient records and assigns accurate codes for each diagnosis and procedure. Applied knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes, and pharmacology. Demonstrates data quality and integrity skills.
This individual will be required to make independent decisions regarding accurate ICD-10-CM & PCS code assignments which will play a key role in determining the reimbursement potential of CHS with adherence to compliant coding standards and corporate policies developed to ensure accurate billing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
-High School Education or GED
-ICD-10-CM & PCS
-Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management or related field -Knowledge of related prospective payment systems, anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology
-Broad knowledge of pharmacology indications for drug usage and related adverse reactions
Preferred Experience: 2 years’ acute care hospital inpatient coding experience Coding complex cardiac and neuroscience procedures
Required License/Registration/Certification: CIC, CCS, RHIA, or RHIT
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Computer Skills Required: Experience with virtual desktop image, electronic medical record systems, encoding systems as well as word processing and spreadsheet software
In order to successfully perform this job, with or without a reasonable accommodation, the following are outlined below: