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Inpatient Coder III – Sign-on Bonus and Remote

Location: Scarborough, Remote
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Inpatient Coder III – Sign-on Bonus and Remote

MaineHealth – Corporate

Scarborough, ME

Full Time – Days


Fully remote schedule!

Sign on bonus available for qualified candidates!


MaineHealth is seeking an Inpatient Coder III in Scarborough. This the third level of a 4-tier career path. Under the general direction of the Inpatient Coding Manager or Director, this position is responsible for the accurate assignment of ICD-9-CM diagnostic and procedural codes (ICD-10-CM/PCS) for inpatient records; abstracting to determine accuracy and completeness of the inpatient record, utilizing the 3M Coding Reimbursement/Epic System to compile data and related work assigned. Coding staff in this position are able to code encounters of multiple specialties, as well as mentor and train other coding levels. This position is differentiated from the Coder II level by the skill and independence to handle complex inpatient coding scenarios. Data reported is used to meet licensure requirements, statistical purposes and reimbursement purposes.



  • Associate Degree in Health Information Management and/or Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Management, or other science-based degree such as nursing preferred.
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Nurse (RN), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) required.
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience as an inpatient coder at an acute care or academic teaching facility required or successful completion of inpatient coding apprenticeship program.
  • Proficiencies: Advanced coding skills and knowledge of revenue cycle, billing systems, EPIC Electronic Health Record and 3M Encoder, ICD-10 training, Computer Assisted Coding software (CAC); effective communication to serve as a knowledge resource and mentor on coding and compliance issues. Demonstrates ability to work effectively and collaboratively with Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (CDIS) and other healthcare professionals.
  • Specialized Knowledge: Comprehensive knowledge of disease processes, clinical science, anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology, pathology and laboratory medicine; knowledge of ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines, as well as ICD-10 training, for Coding and Reporting, AHA Coding Clinic and CMS regulations.


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Working at MaineHealth:

With a career at any of the MaineHealth member organizations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals who truly value the people around them – within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – are top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.


As part of our dedication to operational excellence, we continually invest in technology, innovation and exceptional people in order to deliver on our promise to the people of northern New England. This includes the Shared Health Record initiative, which has changed the way we deliver healthcare within the state. We believe the electronic health record is a necessary tool in the improvement of healthcare delivery and outcomes. Our investment in the technology to support the electronic health record is nothing short of monumental. This means you’ll have the technology necessary to always ensure an optimal patient experience.


When you join any of our organizations, you’ll find an environment that has the right combination of high-tech and high-touch to deliver the finest care to the people we serve. Join us to learn from – and be surrounded by – some of the best talent in healthcare today.


MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Posted: July 14, 2021 at 4:26 PM
Post ID: 61854

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