Inpatient Coder Health Information FT Days in Shawnee Mission, KS at Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Health Information Management
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Job Description


Work Hours/Shifts

Shawnee Mission Health

SMH has provided faith-based, whole person care to the Kansas City community since 1962. SMH is more than just a hospital campus. We’re a network of health care facilities working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion and supporting an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties.

Our mission of Improving Health Through Christian Service is achieved each and every day through the dedication and commitment of our associates, physicians and volunteers. We strive to be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ's healing ministry.

The largest health care provider in Johnson County, Kansas, the SMH network includes SMMC and SMH - Prairie Star and will soon include SMH - Blue Valley, a third major health care facility. Our 54-acre campus at SMMC is comprised of the main hospital, a community health education building, six physician office buildings and an associate child care center. The Emergency Department at SMMC is the busiest in Johnson County. We deliver more babies each year at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area and our Center for Women’s Health is nationally recognized. We have seven Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 30 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care locations.


You will be responsible for:
    • Ability to review medical record documentation and appropriately assign diagnostic and procedural codes to patient records using ICD-10 CM/PCS, MS-DRGs
    • Ability to assign and sequence codes accurately based on medical record documentation.
    • Query physicians when code assignments or documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous or unclear for coding purposes.
    • Adhering to the American Health Information Management Association’s code of ethics.
    • Full time, Day Shift   remote coding a possibility

               3 years or greater Inpatient/DRG coding preferred.

    • Must have RHIA, RHIT, and/or CCS credentials

What will you need?


  • Ability to work independently

  • Coding skills

  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School

  • 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience

  • Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

  • 2 to 5 Years of Position-Related Experience Preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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