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MEDICAL CODER
RICE COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE

Location: LYONS, Kansas
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Coder
Job Type:
Full-Time
Salary Range: $23/HR – $30/HR

Introduction

Rice Community Healthcare seeks a Full Time Medical Coder at Rice County District Hospital, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Lyons, Kansas to join our team and play an integral role in providing excellent care to our patients. As a smaller rural hospital, we offer an opportunity to work in a patient-centered and friendly work environment where you get to know your patients and their families—because we know how important it is for our community to receive quality and personalized care, close to home.

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

 

As a Medical Coder, you will play a crucial role by analyzing patient records to adhere to internal policies and processes that are consistent with coding guidelines and reimbursement policies.  Coder’s purpose is to help to improve the accuracy, integrity and quality of patient data, ensure minimal variation in coding practices, and improve the quality of the physician documentation within the body of the medical record to support code assignments.  This position does have the opportunity for hybrid work schedule.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Reviews medical record thoroughly to ensure charges, diagnoses/procedures and appropriate modifiers are on accounts.
  • Abstracting documentation within the record into 3M Coding Software.
  • Query appropriate physician on incomplete, missing or vague documentation.
  • Codes all diagnoses/procedures in accordance to ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT coding guidelines and payer contracts.
  • Assists the director with state requirements and reports.
  • Responsible for Chargemaster maintenance
  • Works coding issues and denials sent back from billing
  • Must posses the ability to multi task and maintain accuracy and coding productivity standards.
  • Back-up for transcription

Required Qualifications

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum Education
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Associates degree in Health Information Technology preferred.
    • RHIT or coding certification through AHIMA or AAPC
  • Minimum Experience
    • Three years coding experience preferred
    • Knowledge of CPSI / Trubridge and RCM preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency:
    • Inpatient, obstetrics, ancillary coding
    • Infusion and injection coding
    • E/M Coding for Emergency Room professional/facility and Hospital Rounds
    • Ability to work seamlessly between multiple different applications and programs

Compensation/Benefits

Why Rice Community Healthcare?

  • Generous PTO and extended illness days for greater flexibility
  • Opportunity for hybrid work schedule
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) for healthcare with company matching
  • Six weeks 100% paid Maternity and Paternity Leave (requires return to work)
  • Fully paid life insurance
  • Participation in the Kansas Public Retirement System (KPERS) retirement plan and 457b plan options
  • … and more!

Instructions for Resume Submission

Please submit resume to HR Director:  hr@rch-lyons.com

Questions, feel free to contact:

Cori Johanning

HR Director

620.257.7111

Posted: June 28, 2024 at 9:33 AM
Post ID: 88444

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