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Hospital Coder
Astria Sunnyside Hospital

Location: Sunnyside, Washington
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Coder
Job Type:
Full-Time

Introduction

As a nonprofit, Astria Health exists to provide healthcare services to the communities we serve. Every dollar we earn is reinvested into providing quality healthcare through:

  • New or expanded patient care services
  • Access to care
  • New physician services
  • New technologies
  • Attracting and retaining engaged professionals who share our vision

Job Description

The Hospital Coder within the Health Information Management Department is responsible for the coding of all inpatient, observation, emergency, ambulatory surgery, and ancillary records.

Work is primarily performed in an office setting and is considered sedentary work. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally. Requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Requires repetitive typing, key entry work, and computer work. Requires normal/corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires good manual and finger dexterity to operate computers, phones, and handle documents. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Required Qualifications

Experience: Minimum three years’ experience in ICD-10CM and CPT/HCPCS coding required. Minimum two years’ experience in hospital and E/M coding required.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Strong organizational and computer skills required. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and current coding techniques. Knowledge of data quality on prospective payment and reimbursement.

Licenses/Registrations/Certifications: RHIA/RHIT, AAPC-CIC/COC, or AHIMA-CCA/CCS credentials required. Minimum three years’ coding experience may substitute for required credentials.

Education Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED and completion of a formal coding program required.

Compensation/Benefits

At Astria Health, we take pride in our excellence and offer a comprehensive benefits package and provide competitive compensation. Benefits are designed to offer choices based on the employee’s needs. These include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Additional Optional Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short-term Disability
  • Long-term Disability
  • Personal Time Off  (23 to 38 Days Annually)
  • 401k and Employer Match
  • Membership Discounts

Instructions for Resume Submission

Please send resumes to Sarah Timmermans at sarah.Timmermans@astria.health

Apply Online: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/sunnyside/#/job/1363

Posted: October 18, 2018 at 3:51 PM
Post ID: 31896

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