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Job Title: Inpatient Coder

Company: HealthAlliance Hospital - Mary's Avenue Campus

City/State: Kingston, NY

Category: Professional/Non-Clinical

Department: Medical Records

Position: Full Time

Hours: Weekdays

Shift: Day

Req #: 11737

Job Details:

Codes and abstracts inpatient accounts and outpatient accounts as needed. Assists with abstracting other outpatient accounts and coordinates the flow of medical records between the coding staff and the analysis staff as needed.

Education:

Minimum – High School or Equivalent Preferred – Associate’s Degree in Medical Records Technology, Nursing, or other related field.

Experience:

Required – 2 or more years working in a Medical Records Department, Physician’s Office, or similar health care experience.

Training/License:

Required – Medical Terminology and Coding courses. Preferred – Advanced Medical Terminology and Anatomy/Physiology. Knowledge of automated coding/abstracting systems Required– Any one or more of the following credentials: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist – Physician (CCS-P) Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (R.H.I.A.).

Other:

Required – Working knowledge of computer systems especially PCs and networked environments. Knowledge of alphabetical, numeric, and terminal digit filing systems. Ability to interact with all levels of hospital personnel especially the medical staff. Basic administrative skills (filing, data entry, answering telephone). Preferred – Must be able to prioritize work and meet deadlines.