Remote Trauma Inpatient Coder

Cleveland, Ohio

Category: Allied

Contract - Full Time

Job ID: 738430

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $36 / Hour

Posted Date: 5/22/2024

Cleveland, Ohio

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 52 Weeks

Contract - Full Time

Est. Pay: $36 / Hour

Job ID: 738430

Posted Date: 5/22/2024

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Pay: 30-40

  • MUST HAVE CODING CERT (AHIMA or AAPC) & 2+ YEARS OF HANDS ON CODING EXPERIENCE
  • Must have 2 years experience working as an inpatient hospital coder 
  • Must have 2 years of experience working at a trauma I or II facility 

The Medical Coder is responsible for assigning ICD-10 and/or CPT/HCPCS codes as appropriate, and abstracts pertinent information from patient records.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assigns ICD-10 and/or CPT/HCPCS codes, as appropriate and abstracts pertinent information from patient records
  • Ensures optimal reimbursement of all cases in compliance with CMS policies and procedures and Official Coding Guidelines
  • Implements medical center’s physician query process when code assignments are not straightforward or documentation in the medical record is inadequate, ambiguous or unclear for
  • coding purposes
  • Keeps abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements
  • Brings identified concerns to the Professional Recruiter who will direct as needed
  • Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information
  • Management Association
  • Adheres to Official Coding Guidelines, CMS policies and regulations and Medical Center’s policies and procedures
  • Ensures client’s production and quality expectations are met
  • Communicates professionally and effectively with clients, coding staff, and Amergis corporate staff
  • Demonstrates effective time management skills by completing assignments within time constraints and calendar schedule
  • Completes work assignments independently
  • Engages in professional development activities to maintain professional certification
  • Downloads pertinent software
  • Reviews material included in the Welcome Packet and returns all paperwork requiring completion
  • Reviews coding reference material provided including Medical Center specific coding procedures
  • Participates in orientation training activities and review material provided
  • Completes production log and submits to MHIS Remote and Professional Recruiter
  • Completes coding of all discharges/encounters ensuring the minimum productivity requirement are met
  • Password-protects all documents containing PHI sent to client or corporate
  • Reviews any reference material provided
  • If unable to work on a given day, reports absence as soon as possible to the Professional
  • Recruiter or Operations Manager
  • Submits vacation or personal day requests to the Professional Recruiter with at least one week notice
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must hold at least one of the following certifications: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPC-H (COC) or have a preferred minimum of 2 years relevant coding experience
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language may be required
  • Computer proficiency required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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