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CCS Sr. Certified Coder, Acute Inpatient (Remote)

Company: Adventist Health
Location: Roseville
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Located in the metropolitan area of Sacramento, the Adventist Health corporate headquarters have been based in Roseville, California, for more than 40 years. In 2019, we unveiled our WELL-certified campus - a rejuvenating place for associates systemwide to collaborate, innovate and connect.Whether remote or on campus, Adventist Health Roseville and shared service teams have access to enjoy a welcoming space designed to promote well-being and inspire your best work.Job Summary:Reviews inpatient records to identify the diagnosis and procedure codes performed during the patients stay are valid and in accordance with coding conventions and guidelines. Records types including inpatient encounter types. Works on routine assignments within defined parameters, established guidelines and precedents. Follows established procedures and receives daily instructions on work.Job Requirements:Education and Work Experience: High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred Associate's/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred Working knowledge of hospital Cerner EMR (electronic medical record): Required Three years' inpatient coding experience: Required Experience in a health care setting: RequiredLicenses/Certifications: AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist (CCS): RequiredEssential Functions: Abstracts and assigns ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and PCS codes from the inpatient patient record to ensure accurate MS-DRG and APR-DRG assignment and to provide information required for reimbursement and statistical data submissions. Uses understanding of MS-DRG and APR-DRG methodologies. Generates compliant physician queries. Collaborates with clinical documentation integrity and quality departments to identify HAC/PSI and communicate issues affecting inpatient records. Validates appropriate dates of service against documentation in the EMR for inpatient encounters. Completes required abstract fields in registration conversation on inpatient encounters for OSHPD and other data submissions. Communicates with appropriate departments related to charge corrections/modifications. Audits medical records to ensure proper coding is completed and to ensure compliance with federal and state regulatory agencies. Follows coding guidelines and legal requirements to ensure compliance with federal and state regulatory bodies. Reviews, understands and applies quarterly coding clinics, coding guidelines and coding conventions of ICD-10-CM references. Collaborates to provide coding feedback and education to departmental leadership regarding completeness and accurateness of documentation and physician coding practices. Analyzes content of reports and software edits to facilitate revisions with appropriate departments - NCCI edits. Follows up coding holds, revenue cycle department holds including related and all other email communication. Collaborates to provide coding feedback and education to departmental leadership regarding completeness and accuracy of documentation and physician coding practices. Maintains required online Healthstream education courses. Attends meetings and training pertaining to coder education, audit reviews, staff meetings, and inpatient coder roundtable meetings. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.Organizational Requirements:Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

Pay: $30.79 - $46.15 per hourSchedule: 8 hour shiftWork Location: In person

Keywords: Adventist Health, Roseville , CCS Sr. Certified Coder, Acute Inpatient (Remote), Other , Roseville, California

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