Dignity Health Coder - Inpatient in BAKERSFIELD, California
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is a 426 bed acute care medical center offering a full range of services including the Sarvanand Heart and Brain Center, Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital, expanded maternity and family care, the Lauren Small Children’s Center, orthopedic services, wound care center, 24-hour emergency care and general/outpatient surgery. Memorial Hospital is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1956. Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/memorial-hospital.
The In-Patient Coder is responsible for coding and abstracting hospital discharge records for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance with federal regulations according to diagnosis (es), operation (s), and procedure (s) using ICD-9-CM classification and procedure(s), using CPT-4 classification systems; coordinates the release of bills.
Three year coding experience in an acute care setting for inpatient and outpatient
High school or general education degree (GED) or equivalent technical training.
CCS Certified through Ahima
- Coding certificate program or coding classes which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology or equivalent.
- Ability to assign ICD-9 and CPT-4 codes to medical records.
This position is represented by SEIU United Healthcare Workers.
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Job ID 2018-50424
Employment Type Full Time
Department HIM Coding
Hours / Pay Period 80
Facility Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
Standard Hours rotate weekend