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Coding Specialist - HIM Coding – Maitland in Maitland, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Maitland, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    4/27/2019
  • Job ID:
    278774
  • Job Family
    Medical Records / Health Info Mgmt
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Florida

Job Description



Coding Specialist - HIM Coding – Maitland

AdventHealth Maitland seeks to hire a Coding Specialist who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The Maitland Office Plaza houses our highly skilled teams that support our hospital system including Marketing, Patient Financial Services, Revenue Management, the Credit Union and Human Resources. The Trickel Building, a two-story office structure, creates an atmosphere of health and healing, with a healthy-style café and quaint chapel. The main lobby is filled with lush greenery and a light trickle of water, creating a holistic environment.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday; 8a – 5p



Job Summary:

The Inpatient Coder is responsible for reviewing, analyzing and interpreting clinical documentation contained in the medical record applying appropriate ICD9 and DRG codes conventions and requirements of Medicare Prospective Payment System. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Thorough knowledge of Medicare reimbursement methodology, documentation guidelines, data abstraction and encoder functionality.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with physicians and physician office staff
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office
  • Self motivated and ability to work independently, in a remote setting
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of coding functions, rules and guidelines as it relates to DRG assignment
  • Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and pathophysiology
  • Successful completion of a coding education program (Preferred)
  • Hospital ED coding experience (Preferred)
  • Experienced level with at least 3-5 years acute care inpatient coding experience in a hospital setting
  • One-two years of coding education including formal education in anatomy, physiology and medical terminology. (Preferred)
  • Comprehensive experience with cases that require a more complex level of coding (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • RHIA, RHIT, or CCS or certification or credential


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Reviews, analyzes and interprets clinical documentation in the emergency room medical record applying ICD9 and CPT codes in accordance with ICD9 and CPT coding conventions, FH coding policy & procedures, requirements of Medicare and other payer specifications and official coding guidelines as outlined by governing bodies.
  • Applies ICD-9 codes, ICD-10 codes, DRG codes, present on admission codes, patient status codes, and participating physician codes with an understanding of how each is used and the impact the accuracy of the data has on mortality rates, clinical quality, reimbursement, internal score cards and key quality indicators.
  • Utilizes thorough understanding of the Official Coding Guidelines, Coding Clinic guidance, medical necessity and coverage determinations.
  • Uses critical thinking and sound judgment in decision making; keeping reimbursement considerations in balance with regulatory compliance.
  • Assumes personal responsibility for professional growth, development, and continuing education to maintain a high level of proficiency.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of employees, patients, administrative staff and medical staff information with no infractions
  • Performs concurrent coding as assigned.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Coding Specialist opportunity with AdventHealth Maitland and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Coding, Inpatient Coding, RHIA, RHIT, or CCS, Maitland



Position Location:  Maitland
Job:  Medical Records / Health Info Mgmt
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Maitland
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  None
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Mar 27, 2019, 11:00:46 AM

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