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Inpatient Coder in Shawnee Mission, KS at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Health Information Management
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Job 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.

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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