Inpatient/Outpatient Coder

US-Remote
Req No
2017-4056
Category
Production Coding
Type
Contract to Permanent (Full Time)

Overview

We are looking for qualified Inpatient Coders to join our team!

 
Stability & Reputation – Founded in 2004, Peak Health Solutions delivers a superior set of solutions to hospitals that are some of the largest and most prestigious in the country. Peak recognizes coding isn't a project it is a Career! Keeping our coders consistently engaged is the #1 reason coders stay with Peak.

 

Rare opportunity –This is a unique opportunity to work for some of the nation's top hospitals, you will be a full time employee working 100% remotely from your location while receiving full company benefits.  We offer online training and career advancement opportunities. Due to our diverse customer base, a background working with a wide variety of specialties will be required.

 

Support – Here at Peak, you work directly with a Coding Manager who has walked in your shoes. They will give you the guidance and assistance you need to be successful in your career here with us.

 

Compensation and Benefits – Peak Health Solutions offers competitive compensation and a benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical/Dependent Care)
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Time-Off, Sick Time, Holidays
  • 401k with company match
  • High lucrative employee referral bonus program (You keep making money on employees you refer to Peak for the duration of their time with Peak!) – Great people know great people!
  • Verizon Discounts
  • CEU’s

Employee Recognition – Employees will also participate in our company-wide rewards program entitled REACH – Recognizing Excellence, Accomplishments, Character and Hard work!

Responsibilities

  • Review inpatient charts to determine all diagnoses/procedure codes and accurate assignment of DRG. Abstract required elements including discharge dispositions.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of ICD-10-CM/PCS coding principles and applications as they relate to acute care hospital coding, clinic coding, and grouping
  • Thorough knowledge of Official Coding Guidelines and payer specific requirements
  • Ability to effectively utilize computerized encoder and/or other reference guides on-line
  • Ability to read, decipher and analyze all aspects of medical record documentation for accurate coding
  • Ability to work with high degree of precision, paying attention to detail to achieve the high accuracy levels required.
  • Recognize incomplete, conflicting, or ambiguous documentation and initiate physician queries as appropriate
  • Knowledge of various hospital information systems, encoders and other technologies to facilitate a successful virtual work environment while maintaining maximum communication and adhering to HIPAA security standards
  • Ability to work effectively individually as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to troubleshoot minor technical issues
  • Maintain 95% DRG and overall accuracy rate
  • Maintain required productivity standards

Qualifications

  • 2+ years working as an Inpatient Coder in an acute care facility, trauma center or teaching facility
  • Minimum of successful completion of a coding certificate program in a program with AHIMA approval status
  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, and CCS-P certification status preferred
  • Coding certification preferred from the American Health Information Management Association

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