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Inpatient Coder in Shawnee Mission, KS at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    5/18/2019
  • Job ID:
    19002453
  • Job Family
    Health Information Management
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job Description


Description

Inpatient Coder AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

 
Location Address: 

9100 West 74th Street, Merriam, KS 66204

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
 
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Delegates and/or assigns nursing care responsibilities considering the following factors - the degree of supervision needed by the associate, competence and experience level, staff availability, and patient acuity.
  • Utilizes Patient Care Problem Solving Process and/or Conflict Resolution Process to resolve patient care conflicts.
  • Initiates and maintains accurate records, appropriate legal documents and other health and nursing care reports.
  • Transmits/prescribes prescription orders pursuant to written protocols as authorized by a sponsoring physician and in accordance with DEA requirements.
  • Incorporates patient, physician, patient needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.
  • Performs initial and on-going assessments of self-care, psychosocial needs, education, environment and discharge planning, incorporating information from the identified significant other and other health providers.
  • Utilizes skills of observation, inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation using diagnostic instruments or laboratory procedures that are basic to the screening of physical signs and symptoms.

Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School or Technical Certification
  • 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience
  • 3 years or greater Inpatient/DRG coding preferred.
  • 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.
  • Must have RHIA, RHIT, and/or CCS credentials
 
Job Summary:

The HIM Specialist II (Inpatient Coder) is responsible for coding and abstracting inpatient and outpatient medical records using correct ICD9-CM and CMP codes and abiding by coding conventions.



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

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