Coder III- Remote
Company: Baptist Health Care
Posted on: November 17, 2022
The Coder III reviews inpatient records and accurately assigns
appropriate ICD-10-CM/PCS codes according to established guidelines
with a 97% accuracy rate, while maintaining coding standards for
productivity. This position must preserve confidentiality of health
information. This position must be able to use tact and diplomacy
when communicating with employees, physicians, administration, and
public, under complex or emotional situations.
"Reviews patient records and accurately assigns appropriate
ICD-10-CM/PCS codes according to established guidelines. Meets
Productivity Standard for Inpatient Coding: 21 charts/day.
Understands appropriate assignment of MS- DRG, POA, and discharge
disposition. Assists with all levels of coding including inpatient,
outpatient, and Psych. Works as a team member to achieve goals for
the department. Assists with data integrity audits, and corrects
errors as needed (invalid codes, discharge codes, etc.) Monitors
backlog of un-coded records on a daily basis, reports to Manager,
and adjusts work schedule accordingly. Assists in identification of
potential identity errors. Coding Clinics are reviewed and applied
appropriately. Maintains current knowledge/certification.Assist in
other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the
department and organization. May be required to remain on campus
immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or
- Graduation from accredited Coding program required, or seven
(7) years hospital coding experience in lieu of Graduation from
accredited Coding program
- Minimum of two years coding in a hospital setting with
experience in Inpatient/MS-DRG coding. Must have experience in
regulatory issues related to Medicare and other third party payers
as is relates to hospital coding and billing
- RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCA, or CPC required, or Seven (7) years
hospital coding experience in lieu of Certification or Credential
- Knowledge of Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting. High
level of competence in coding ICD-10-CM/PCS with a high degree of
- Knowledge of MS-DRGs and reimbursement methods for Medicare,
CHAMPUS, Medicaid, other payers. Familiar with charge master and
use of CDM for reference.
- Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and
- Knowledge and support of the Hospital's corporate compliance
initiatives and communicate any suspected coding inaccuracies in a
timely manner to the Coding Manager, HIM Services Director,
Compliance Officer or BHC's Revenue Integrity Department.
- Clinical knowledge gained through education or experience.
Computer keyboarding skills and basic computer knowledge including
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information in
accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
- Ability to investigate patient accounts for accuracy and
completeness. Ability to demonstrate a high level of problem
solving skills. Ability to work effectively with co-workers,
management and physicians.
- Requires strong verbal skills in interpersonal situations
Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system
committed to improving the quality of life for people and
communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The
organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews
Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive
primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000
team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest
non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.
Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Pensacola , Coder III- Remote, Other , Pensacola, Florida
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!