Coder-Inpatient

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Location
close to Deming, NM
Salary
$34,500 - $50,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Jun 19, 2017
Job ID
2494229
TITLE: Coder Certified Inpatient Coder
LOCATION: close to Deming, NM

Would you like live and work in an area that can offer a little bit of everything?
Would you like to live in an area that has sunshine almost every day of the year?
How about finding a career and life balance?
Where could you go and have a positive affect on patient care and enjoy breathtaking sunsets on the mountains, river activities and a mixture of outdoors as well as bountiful indoor activities for anyone of any age?
The hospital serves over 300,000 residents and you can be part of the team that focus is on patient safety and delivering the highest quality care.

SUMMARY:
The inpatient coder codes diagnosis and procedures from medical records for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance with regulations.  
Enters codes and statistical data into information system.  
Coordinates follow-up to assure records are coded and data entered consistent with requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Formal education in ICD-10 coding required. Formal education in medical
terminology, anatomy and physiology or equivalent experience.
 
Minimum Experience: Medical office or Health Information Management Department experience in coding. Working
knowledge of ICD-CM and CPT coding standards and practices.  

Certification/Licensure:  AHIMA certification strongly preferred.  AAPC certification recognized.  
Must become certified within one year of hire date if not certified at time of hire.  

ADDITIONAL INFO:
Facility is over 200 beds.
Shift Differentials are also paid according to the shift the Coder works.   3p-11p-$1.00       11p-7a-$1.50     Weekends  11p Friday through Sunday 11p-$1.00
Certified Coder must work at least four consecutive hours to be eligible for the shift differential.

The facility is offering a competitive hourly range between $16.66-$24.16 depending on experience. They also offer a great benefit package.