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Coder, Hospital Inpatient

Company: Dean Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Our mission and values put the patient first and helps you to feel valued while respecting teamwork and collaboration. Our coding roles are an integral piece in our care team and we see it as a partnership. At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate people like you. Responsible for coding and abstracting inpatient accounts in accordance with coding guidelines. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES * Assigns accurate diagnostic and procedure codes according to clinical documentation and official coding guidelines for inpatient hospital accounts. * Coordinates with the clinical documentation and quality teams to ensure validation of Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MSDRG), patient safety indicators, and hospital acquired conditions are supported by physician documentation to support appropriate coding * Monitors assigned work queues to ensure all records are charged in a timely matter. * Generates coding queries for clarification regarding physician documentation as needed * Stays abreast of all changes in coding conventions and coding updates. * Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION * High school diploma or equivalent EXPERIENCE * Two years' experience PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS * Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs. * Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements. * Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors. * Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc. * Frequent keyboard use/data entry. * Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping. * Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs. * Rare climbing. Our mission and values put the patient first and helps you to feel valued while respecting teamwork and collaboration. Our coding roles are an integral piece in our care team and we see it as a partnership. At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate people like you. Responsible for coding and abstracting inpatient accounts in accordance with coding guidelines.

Keywords: Dean Health, Oklahoma City , Coder, Hospital Inpatient, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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