Cedars-Sinai Coder Specialist- Inpatient (Remote) in Los Angeles, California
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What will you be doing in this role?
This role is under the general direction of the Supervisor, Coding using knowledge of CSMC and Coding Clinic guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathological basis of disease, documented treatment and procedures performed at CSMC. Assigns ICD-10-CM/PCS and for patients receiving services at CSMC. Correctly assigns ICD-10-CM codes for patients receiving services at CSMC. Works under general direction of the HID Coding Supervisor and uses knowledge of CSMC and Coding Clinic guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathological basis of disease, documented treatment and procedures performed at CSMC. Correctly assigns DRG for all patients. Abstracts all coded data in a timely and accurate manner into the abstracting system. Has working knowledge of all California and National reporting requirements. This is an inpatient coding role.
Associate in Health Information Science or bachelor’s degree in health information management or completion of courses in ICD-10-CM coding from an accredited coding program.
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) required upon hire.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience with inpatient acute care coding and outpatient surgical/ambulatory care coding. Proficiency in ICD-10-CM coding with excellent working knowledge of the DRG payment methodologies, and AHA Coding Clinic.
Demonstrated ability to work with all internal and external customers in a professional manner.
Working Title: Coder Specialist- Inpatient (Remote)
Department: Health Info Coding
Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Job Category: Patient Financial Services
Job Specialty: Medical Coding
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 8 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay: $40.82 - $63.27
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.