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Cedars-Sinai Coder Specialist- Inpatient (Remote) in Los Angeles, California

Job Description

Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence! Cedars-Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 19 years in a row for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We also were awarded the Advisory Board Company’s Workplace of the Year. We provide an outstanding benefit package that includes healthcare, paid time off and a 403(b). Join us! Discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.

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.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 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.

About Us

Cedars-Sinai is a leader in providing high-quality healthcare encompassing primary care, specialized medicine and research. Since 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, setting standards in quality and innovative patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars- Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow's health professionals. Additionally, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a commitment to the community through programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.

About the Team

Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S., with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Choose this if you want to work in a fast-paced environment that offers the highest level of care to people in the Los Angeles that need our care the most.

Req ID : HRC1408383

Working Title : Coder Specialist- Inpatient (Remote)

Department : CSRC Coding Hospital Inpt

Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category : Patient Financial Services

Job Specialty : Medical Coding

Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT

Primary Shift : Day

Shift Duration : 8 hour

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.

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