Outpatient Coder Health Information FT Days in Shawnee Mission, KS at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

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

Full time, day shift, remote coding a possibility
Must have RHIA, RHIT, and /or CCS credentials..

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:
  • Advanced outpatient coder position that reviews medical record documentation and accurately assigns ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, as well as CPT codes based on the specific record type. This position codes all types of outpatient visits to include ancillary, emergency department, observation, same day surgery, and interventional procedures.
  • Assigns and sequences ICD10-CM/CPT/HCPCS codes to diagnoses and procedures from documented information in the medical record.
  • Assures the final diagnoses and operative procedures as stated by the physician and other healthcare provider are valid and complete.
  • Codes and abstracts all necessary information, describes each documented diagnoses and procedures according to established HIM guidelines and AHIMA code of Ethics.
  • Able to communicate precisely with medical staff and other healthcare providers when querying information regarding diagnoses and procedures.
  • Checks charges to make sure they are accurate and complete.
  • Sends Discern Notification messages to appropriate departments when charges are missing or incorrect.
  • Assures all Medicare edits are addressed by adding appropriate modifiers, if appropriate.
  • Meets coding productivity standards as outlined by department guidelines.
  • Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association.
What will you need?
  • Ability to work independently
  • Coding skills
  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School
  • 3 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)

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

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