May 10, 2023

Outpatient Coding Specialist II (Remote) $5,000 Sign on Bonus for Experienced Coders

  • uhhospitals
  • Highland Hills, OH, USA
Full Time

Job Description


$5,000 Sign On Bonus for Experienced Coders

Responsible for accurately and timely coding patient encounters independently following established coding, CMS regulations and hospital guidelines.   Reviews outpatient (ASU/OBS) and/or inpatient medical records, accurately codes diagnostic and procedural information following coding guidelines and regulations.

Essential Duties\:

  1. Reviews complex medical records to identify sequence, code diagnoses and procedures according to established coding, CMS and hospital guidelines. 
    • Responsible for accurately coding outpatient ASU/OBS or inpatient encounters. 
    • Maintains productivity and quality rate according to established standards.
    • Supports Clinical Documentation Improvement program.
    • Ensures optimal DRG and/or ASC/APC/APG assessment.
    • Works within UH Billing time frames.
    • Maintains updated knowledge of guidelines and regulations affecting the UHHS Coding Department.
    • Assists with other responsibilities as needed



Associates degree required. Preferably in HIM.  Bachelor's degree preferred.

Required Certifications 

One of the following coding certifications required\:  CPC, CCS,  RHIT, or RHIA


2+ years ICD-10 CM, PCS and/or CPT coding experience preferred.  Medical terminology, anatomy/physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology knowledge required.