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Coding Specialist Job in St Louis, Missouri

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Job Title: Coding Specialist

Employer:Mercy Hospital
Type:FULL TIME
Job Location:Remote
Preferred Certifications:or Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC),Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT),Certified Professional Coder (CPC),Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA),Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
Location: St Louis 63141, MO, US
* Note: This listing is for a remote position
Date Posted:10/6/2021

Job Description:

The coder is responsible for reviewing and analyzing documentation present in the medical record for inpatient, outpatient and/or professional services to assign diagnoses/procedure codes as described by the physician(s) of record. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adheres to official coding guidelines.

Job Requirements:

  • Education: High school diploma.
  • Certifications: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC), or to be completed within 6 months of employment.
  • Other:
    • Working knowledge of ICD-10-CM and CPT/HCPCS coding classification systems in an acute care/hospital setting or professional services setting.
    • The physical demands described here are the representative of the minimums that must be met by an employee to perform all essential functions of the job.
      • Most physical demands are below, plus: Frequent: repetitive motion involves approximately 25% keyboard and 75% mouse use for data entry.
  • Preferred Education: A.S. from an accredited Health Information Technology program or B.S. from an accredited Health Information Management program
  • Preferred Other: Working knowledge of the 3M encoder and the Epic system.

Coding Specialist I: 

Experience: Prior coding experience in ICD-10-CM diagnoses/procedure coding and HCPCS/CPT procedure coding in the acute care inpatient, outpatient hospital or professional services setting.

Coding Specialist II: 

Experience: 3 years coding experience in ICD-10-CM diagnoses/procedure coding and HCPCS/CPT procedure coding in the acute care inpatient/outpatient hospital or professional services setting.

Applying

To apply, visit our careers site at careers.mercy.net!

Please contact Theresa Kelly at Theresa.Kelly@mercy.net for more information. 



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