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Inpatient Coder
Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center

Location: McComb, Mississippi
Work Setting: Hospital
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Salary Range: Negotiable

Job Description

Under general supervision of the Director of Health Information, the inpatient coder uses the health information found in the electronic health record to assign appropriate ICD-10-CM Diagnostic Codes and ICD-10-PCS procedure codes. The scope of work is carried out in accordance with the Health Information Management department’s approved policies and procedures. The position is full-time, remote. Normal working days and hours are at the discretion of the inpatient coder and Director pending on the coding volume. Assignments to other duties are established by workload and staff levels, which is reviewed on a day-to-day basis. As determined by the Director, the inpatient coder will be assigned up to 40 hours per week with work beyond normal schedule as determined by the Director. The inpatient coder is expected to function within the scope of approved policies, procedures, and regulations for the HIM Department and organization. Must be able to work and relate in a professional, nondefensive manner with peers, physicians, administration, patients, and visitors. Attendance to monthly coding meetings, assigned coding education and yearly mandatory education requirements is nonnegotiable and will be the responsibility of the employee to arrange and attend sessions.

Required Qualifications

Education and Experience:
1. High school diploma or equivalent
2. Must possess an AHIMA or AAPC Credential
3. Associates or Bachelors Preferred
4. At least two-years inpatient DRG coding experience
5. If no previous remote experience inpatient coder must work onsite for at least 30 days before being allowed to work remotely

Instructions for Resume Submission

Please submit resumes via email to

Posted: December 11, 2019 at 12:26 PM
Post ID: 45690

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