Jun 11, 2024

Banner Staffing Services Inpatient Complex Coder

  • Idaho State Job Bank
  • Boise, ID, United States
(CPC) Certified Professional Coder

Job Description

Banner Staffing Services Inpatient Complex Coder at Banner Health in Boise, Idaho, United States Job Description Primary City/State: Mesa, Arizona Department Name: Banner Staffing Services-AZ Work Shift: Day Job Category: Revenue Cycle Primary Location Salary Range: $25.03 - $37.55 / hour, based on education & experience In accordance with State Pay Transparency Rules. A rewarding career that fits your life. Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. If you're looking to leverage your abilities - you belong at Banner Staffing Services. As part of the Banner Health Revenue Cycle Team, there are opportunities within that team. We specialize in Inpatient coding on the facility side. We do not do pro-fee coding. We are a team of 4 Inpatient Coding Managers who cover for each other and report to the Director of Acute Care Coding. These positions offer opportunities for growth both within the coding department, including roles such as Coding Educator, Coding Quality Analyst and supervisory/management opportunities. Additionally, as part of the Revenue Cycle team, there are opportunities within that team as well. Looking for a motivated, experienced Banner Staffing Services - Complex Inpatient Facility Acute Care HIMS Coder -Remote Medical Coder, with CPS or CCS and/or RHIT or RHIA Certifications , to join our talented Acute Care HIMS Coding Team. Candidate should have experience coding all service lines including, but not limited to; Trauma, ICU, Cardiac, Transplant, Orthopedics, High-Risk OB, NICU, and more. Must have ICD-10-PCS coding experience. Ideally 3 or more years of experience coding in a facility coding setting (physician or pro-fee coding for IP is not needed). Our IP coding expectation is 1.2 charts an hour when coding the mid-range charts ( $100,000-249,000) and 1.9 charts per hour when coding both mid-range and low-dollar ( less than $100,000) charts while maintaining a DRG accuracy rate of 95% or higher. We use the number of accounts for specific patient types and specialties in combination with the Case Mix Index and case financial information to formulate performance to Banner standards, which are currently more stringent than most national standards identified. Meeting Accounts Receivable goals supports Banner Financial goals. In most of our Coding roles, there is a Coding Assessment given after each successful interview. Banner Health provides your equipment when hired. You will be fully supported in training for anywhere from 1 month+ according to individual need, with continued support throughout your career here This is a fully remote position and available if you live in the following states only: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, MD,MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WV, WA, WI & WY. + Benefits; + Competitive wages- 10% above peers with the same experience + Paid orientation + Flexible Schedules (select positions) + Fewer Shifts Cancelled + Weekly pay + 403(b) Pre-tax retirement + Employee Assistance Program + Employee wellness program + Discount Entertainment tickets + Restaurant/Shopping discounts + Auto Purchase Plan Registry/Per Diem positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered. Registry/Per Diem positions require a minimum of 2 shifts a month commitment. Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education) is required. A rewarding career that fits your life. Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. If you're looking to leverage your abilities - you belong at Banner Staffing Services. POSITION SUMMARY Provides coding and abstracting for mid-tiered complexity range of acute care services at all Banner hospitals. Reviews diagnosis and diagnostic information and codes and abstracts diagnoses and/or procedures on inpatient records using ICD CM and PCS coding classification systems. Completes MS-DRG and APR-DRG assignments on inpatient records as appropriate. Ensures ethical and accurate coding in accordance with all regulatory requirements and AHIMA Standards of Ethical Coding. CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Analyzes medical information from medical records. Accurately codes diagnostic and procedural information in accordance with national coding guidelines and appropriate reimbursement requirements. Consults with medical providers to clarify missing or inadequate record information and to determine appropriate diagnostic and procedure codes. Provides timely and accurate coding in accordance to department specific productivity and quality standards thorough assignment of ICD CM and PCS codes, MS-DRGs, APR-DRGs and POAs for mid-tiered complexity range of acute care services at all Banner hospitals. 2. Abstracts clinical diagnoses, procedure codes and documents other pertinent information obtained from the patient encounter. Seeks out missing information and creates complete records, including items such as disease and procedure codes, discharge disposition, date of surgery, attending physician, consulting physicians, surgeons and anesthesiologists. Refers inconsistent patient treatment information or documentation to coding support tech, coding quality analyst or coding manager for clarification/additional information for accurate code assignment. 3. Provides coding quality assurance for medical records. For all assigned records and/or areas assures compliance with coding rules and regulations according to regulatory agencies for state Medicaid plans, Center for Medicare Services (CMS), Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), as well as company and applicable professional standards. Ability to address related and complex matters independently with regard to interpretation of coding guidelines. 4. May provide mentoring for less experienced staff members. 5. Works under general supervision using specialized expertise in the subject matter. Works within a set of defined rules. Ability to address related and complex matters independently with regard to interpretation of coding guidelines prior to referral to senior manager, educator or Coding Quality Analyst. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge and specialized formal training in medical record keeping principles and practices, anatomy, physiology, pathology, medical terminology, standard nomenclature, and classification of diagnoses and operations, or an Associate's degree in a health care field. Requires Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administration (RHIA) or other appropriate coding certification in an active status with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Requires three or more years of inpatient coding experience in Acute Care inpatient facility or healthcare system. Must demonstrate a level of knowledge and understanding of ICD CM and PCS coding principles as recommended by the American Health Information Management Association coding competencies. Must be able to work effectively and efficiently in a remote setting, utilizing common office programs, coding software and abstracting systems. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Associates degree in a job-related field or experience equivalent to same. Previous experience in large, multi-system healthcare org To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account