Jun 25, 2024

Inpatient Medical Coder - Facility Coding

  • AAPC Recruiting Services
  • Remote (United States (Nationwide))
  • $30.00 - $35.00 hourly
Full Time (CPC) Certified Professional Coder (COC) Certified Outpatient Coder (CIC) Certified Inpatient Coder (RHIT) Registered Health Information Technician (RHIA) Registered Health Information Administrator

Job Description

Why Join?

This position is for a prominent healthcare solutions provider, specializing in medical coding and consulting services. Their dedication to accuracy, efficiency, and innovation ensures that they deliver comprehensive coding solutions to healthcare organizations nationwide. The team comprises highly skilled professionals pivotal in guaranteeing precise reimbursement and compliance within the healthcare sector.

This is a fully remote, work-from-home opportunity seeking self-motivated coding professionals to join the remote coding services team and elevate their careers.

Discover a wealth of benefits:

  • Competitive compensation packages featuring top pay and performance-based incentives, ensuring your efforts are appropriately rewarded.
  • Enjoy ample leisure time with generous paid time off, offering 23 days per year.
  • Receive personalized support from dedicated employee success managers committed to your professional growth and success.
  • Stay ahead in your field by accessing our extensive resource and training library, designed to help you meet ongoing education requirements and maintain certifications, all at no cost to you.
  • Unlock pathways for advancement through a commitment to providing opportunities for professional development and continual learning.
  • Immerse yourself in an inclusive culture, that promotes collaboration, diversity, and individual development.
  • Harness the power of cutting-edge technology to enhance your coding proficiency and efficiency.
  • Secure your well-being with comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance coverage.
  • Invest in your future with our 401(k) retirement savings plan options, ensuring financial stability down the line.

Experience a workplace where your skills are valued, your growth is supported, and your future is secured.

Job Summary:

As a Certified Inpatient Medical Coder, you will join a dynamic team of coding experts dedicated to delivering exceptional coding services to our valued clients. Your primary responsibility will be accurately assigning diagnostic and procedural codes to inpatient medical records, ensuring compliance with coding guidelines and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Thoroughly review and analyze inpatient medical records to identify pertinent diagnoses & procedures.
  • Accurately assign ICD-10-CM and PCS codes to precisely reflect clinical documentation.
  • Ensure the integrity and precision of coded data.
  • Stay abreast of evolving coding guidelines, regulations, and industry best practices through continuous research.
  • Collaborate closely with healthcare professionals, including physicians and nurses, to clarify documentation and gather supplementary information as required.
  • Actively participate in coding audits and quality improvement initiatives to uphold and enhance coding accuracy standards.
  • Maintain optimal productivity levels while adhering to established coding quality and efficiency benchmarks.
  • Uphold strict patient confidentiality and privacy standards in strict compliance with HIPAA regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possession of one of the following AHIMA credentials: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P; or one of the following AAPC credentials: CPC, COC, or CIC.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in facility inpatient coding.
  • Proficiency in ICD-10-PCS coding systems, encompassing comprehensive knowledge of guidelines and conventions. Candidates that do not have ICD-10-PCS experience listed on their resume will not be considered. 
  • Competency in utilizing coding software and electronic health record (EHR) systems.
  • Strong analytical aptitude to interpret intricate medical documentation accurately.
  • Detail-oriented approach, ensuring precision and accuracy in all coding assignments.
  • Exceptional communication skills to facilitate effective collaboration with healthcare professionals.
  • Strong organizational and time management capabilities to meet coding deadlines.

Pay Disclosure:

The pay range for this position is $30.00-$35.00 per hour; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Bonus opportunities may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.

EEO Statement:

The organization is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, gender/sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. They endeavor to make the website accessible to all users. If you need assistance completing the application process, please contact us.

Veterans:

We welcome job applicants from all walks of life and backgrounds, including those who are transitioning military members, veterans, reservists, National Guard members, military spouses, and their family members. Individuals will be considered no matter their military rank or specialty.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision:

We will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Required Experience Level

Intermediate Level

Minimum Education

High School

Minimum Experience Required

2-4 years

Required Travel

No required travel

Applicant Location

US residents only