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Inpatient Coder
Sentara Healthcare

Location: Remote, Virginia
Work Setting: Hospital
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Sentara Healthcare is hiring an Inpatient Coding Specialist (Remote or On-Site, must live in the State of Virginia)

Shift: Full Time, Days

Have you been looking for a position where you can put all of your education and coding skills to use while being able to work remotely from home at the same time?

We are a leading not-for-profit Healthcare system that is looking for talented, dedicated healthcare professionals like yourself. For more information about these exciting remote and on-site opportunities, please email or complete an application online today!

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We’re setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE

Join our team, where we are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development, growth!

Job Description


Codes complex inpatient records to include Trauma Level I, transplant, and multiple complex surgical procedures. Reviews clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS and CPT-4 codes for hospital reimbursement, mortality & morbidity outcomes, governmental compliance, research & statistical, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance. Accurately codes complex inpatient encounter diagnoses, procedures and/or modifiers supported by health information record documentation per ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS official coding guidelines for coding and reporting. Abstracts, codes and assigns necessary demographic and clinical data elements required for inpatient records. Reviews charge capture of complex cardiac procedures for accuracy. As necessary, consults or queries the physician for additional information or clarification of diagnoses, co-morbid/secondary conditions, and procedures. Performs other related duties as requested by HIM management.


Required Qualifications

Required Education :
High School Grad or Equivalent
Experience :
Required: Coding – 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Licenses and Certifications :
Required: Cert Coding Specialist

Preferred: Licensed Practical Nurse, Reg Health Information Admin, Reg Health Information Tech

Skills :
Required: Coding, Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Time Management

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other :
Minimum of 3 years of coding experience in a hospital setting required. Associates degree preferred. Certified Coding Specialists (CCS) or Certified Inpatient Code (CIC) required. Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) preferred.

Instructions for Resume Submission

Please go to our website:  and apply to position number 121966BR


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Posted: August 12, 2019 at 1:34 PM
Post ID: 41719

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