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Inpatient Medical Coder
Intellis

Location: Remote
Work Setting: Other
Job Function:
Coder
Job Type:
Full-Time

Introduction

Trusted Advisors and Strategic Partnerships

Intellis is a trusted provider of healthcare information services and solutions that deliver value-based outcomes in today’s complex landscape. Intellis’ flexible end-to-end services and solutions address revenue cycle management and data quality issues that hospitals, outpatient providers, and physician practices rely on to improve quality and drive better outcomes.

By utilizing strategic partnerships and proven methodologies, Intellis combines technology and best practices to simplify the business of healthcare and drive value and quality throughout healthcare organizations.

Job Description

Now offering a SIGN-ON BONUS to be paid in the amount of $7,500 for full time Inpatient Medical Coding Specialist. Bonus will be offered for a limited time, with selected client accounts, be sure to inquire during your first interview.

 

To review other career opportunities at Intellis or to apply directly (fastest method) for consideration on this role, please visit our career page at: https://intellisiq.com/careers/

 

JOB TITLE:  Inpatient Coder

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Medical Coding Specialist, Inpatient is a remote position that is responsible for accurately abstracting data into appropriate client electronic medical record systems, following the Official ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Guidelines for Coding, UHDDS guidelines, and CMS directives. Performs data entry of required abstracted patient information into the client’s information system. Assigns Present on Admission (POA) indicators according to AHA POA guidelines. Queries physicians when appropriate and interacts with Clinical Documentation staff as per account requirements. Maintains consistent coding accuracy rate of 95% or better while also meeting productivity standards.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assigns appropriate ICD-10-CM/PCS codes to inpatient accounts as per designated workflow
  • Abstracts and enters coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements
  • Assigns present on admission indicators and discharge dispositions
  • Queries physicians to clarify conflicting, imprecise, incomplete, ambiguous, and/or inconsistent clinical information when appropriate
  • Communicates documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution
  • Communicates with Clinical Documentation Improvement and/or Revenue Cycle teams for follow up and reconciliation of accounts
  • Maintains required productivity and quality requirements
  • Maintains coding credential requirements

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidate must possess an approved AHIMA or AAPC coding credential
  • Minimum 5 years coding experience recommended; 3 years of inpatient coding in an acute care setting required
  • Recommend minimum 3 years of Trauma Level 1 and Academic Teaching facility experience
  • Must be proficient at ICD-10-PCS coding

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Communication
  • Trustworthiness and Ethics
  • Consistency and Reliability
  • Meeting Standards

 

KEY SUCCESS ATTRIBUTES:

  • Integrity, passion, and ethics are required
  • Demonstrates strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Has strong organizational, analytic and problem-solving abilities and techniques
  • Exhibit consistent initiative with strong drive for results and success
  • Demonstrate commitment to a team environment
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal as well as well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with strong time management skills
  • Commitment and adherence to company Core Values

 

BENEFITS:

We offer an excellent base salary, full benefits package including 401(k) with company match, group medical, dental, vision, life, & short-term disability insurance and vacation/sick days.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Sitting, talking, hearing and near vision are required over 90% of the time. Feeling is required over 90% of the time and reaching is required about 50% of the time.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS WHILE PERFORMING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Over 90% of the time is spent indoors, with protection from weather conditions. Exposure to noise levels that may be distracting or uncomfortable is present in only unusual situations.

Intellis is an equal opportunity E-Verify employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

To review other career opportunities at Intellis or to apply directly (fastest method) for consideration on this role, please visit our career page at: https://intellisiq.com/careers/

Apply Online: https://intellisiq.com/careers/

Posted: November 6, 2021 at 7:02 AM
Post ID: 64199

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