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Experienced Inpatient Coders Needed! Job in Boise, Idaho

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Job Title: Experienced Inpatient Coders Needed!

Employer:St. Luke's Health System
Required Certifications:CCS or CIC or COC or CPC or CRC or RHIA or RHIT
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location: Boise 83712, ID, US
Date Posted:4/5/2019

St. Luke’s has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Coder to join our Coding team as a Coder 3 in Boise.


As an experienced Coder, you will be responsible for reviewing charges and codes submitted for data entry to ensure codes are in accordance with current principles of ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS guidelines. You will research coding and reimbursement issues and report findings to management, physicians, and staff. St. Luke's Coding Specialists support St. Luke's Physician's Services Central Business Office (CBO) mission to ensure the highest quality of patient care in an economically sound and efficient manner. 


Experienced Coders work under limited supervision and apply knowledge of coding to solve unique or new cases by ensuring documentation supports the level and type of service billed. Experienced Coders must demonstrate a thorough understanding of coding classification systems, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pharmacology, disease processes, and surgical techniques.

Please note, this position requires residence in the states of Idaho or Oregon.


Required Criteria:

Education: Associates Degree in Healthcare or related field or 2 relevant years’ experience in lieu of degree

Experience: 4 years relevant experience

Licenses/Certifications: One of the following certifications-

      • CCS (Certified Coding Specialist)
      • CIC (Certified Inpatient Coder)
      • COC (Certified Outpatient Coder)
      • CPC (Certified Professional Coder)
      • CRC (Certified Risk Adjustment Coder)
      • RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator)
      • RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician)

*CPC-A and CAC certifications are not considered equivalent


Preferred Criteria:

  • 4+ years’ relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare or related field


About St. Luke’s 
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are Idaho’s largest private employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life-changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

With multiple locations in beautiful southern central Idaho and Oregon, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff - there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho and Oregon culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great area to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low and quality of life is high.

#One of America’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, 'America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016' 

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

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