CHRISTUS Health System offers the Inpatient Coder position as a remote opportunity. Candidate must reside in the states of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma or Georgia to further be considered for this position.
Responsible for the thorough and accurate coding of diseases and procedures of each inpatient record through the use of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding manual, 3M 360. Encoder. Responsible for retrospective queries to the appropriate physicians for clarification of conflicting and or ambiguous diagnosis. Responsible for thorough knowledge of Epic. Works closely with CDI team to ensure documentation specificity is captured in order to accurately reflect severity of illness and risk of mortality.
A. Certification/ Licensure:
- CCS required
- RHIT or RHIA preferred
- HS Diploma required
- Associates or Bachelor's Degree in HIM
C. Experience (years/type)
- 3 years IP coding experience in hospital acute care coding environment and hospital outpatient coding environment