Children’s Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health system in the
United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care
exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent
and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children’s serves kids throughout the
Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, 12 primary and specialty care
clinics and six rehabilitation sites.
is Minnesota's only Level I pediatric trauma center inside a hospital dedicated
solely to children. In 2018 Children’s Minnesota was verified as a Level I
Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons. Children’s
maintains its longstanding commitment to the community to improve children’s
health by providing high-quality, family-centered pediatric services and
advancing those efforts through research and education.
This work is made
possible in large part by generous philanthropic and volunteer support from
individuals and organizations throughout the state and region. An award-winning
health system, Children’s received Magnet® recognition from The American Nurses
Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2018 and is regularly ranked by U.S. News &
World Report as a top children’s hospital. Please visit childrensMN.org.
Management (HIM) is responsible for the:
- Oversight of the quality, timeliness, and accuracy of
the medical record and patient indexes for patient care, legal, revenue,
research, and regulatory needs;
- Classification of diagnosis and procedures according to
approved classification and nomenclatures such as ICD-10, CPT,
- Maintaining the security and integrity of health
- Providing documentation tools/services such as
dictation, transcription, electronic templates, scribes, and paper forms;
- Collection, quality control, and dissemination of data
for comparative data bases and statistical reports including specific
disease and procedure registries;
- Providing access to medical record information through
release of information processes.
HIM Clinic Coders at
Children's Minnesota are responsible for the following:
- Reviewing patient medical record documentation to
identify pertinent diagnoses and procedures.
- Accurately assigning ICD-10-CM, CPT and E&M codes
to the highest level of specificity based on clinician documentation for
Primary Care, Specialty, Emergency Department and Outpatient service
lines, including both professional and facility charge review.
- Participating in clinician education and provides
feedback to clarify coding concepts.
- Abstracting clinical data elements for performance
improvement, research, reporting and reimbursement purposes.
- Maintaining current knowledge of coding and
documentation changes, rules and guidelines.
- Assessing record completion; assigning deficiencies as
needed and following up on incomplete records to ensure timely billing.
This Clinic Coder
position will primarily work to support the Children's Minnesota Heart Clinic.
The Children's Heart Clinic provides care for children and adolescents with
heart and blood vessel conditions.
- Registration as a Health Information Technician (RHIT),
Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or certification as a coding
specialist required (e.g. CPC/CCA/CCS).
- Successful completion of Children's coding evaluation
required (administered during interview process).
- Demonstrated experience working with medical providers
and allied health professionals.
- Prior experience and knowledge in electronic medical
record application, including automated encoders, preferred.
- 2-3 years experience as a clinic coder or direct
experience working with the revenue stream preferred.
- Cardiology experience strongly preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and
- Ability to work independently and productively with
- Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication
- Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and
maintain attention to detail in order to meet customer expectations.
- Demonstrated strong desire to learn.
Please click here to view the Physical Demands
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational
health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with
the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's
requires proof of immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases prior to
employment, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Children’s is committed
to creating a culture where every employee can be their best self, make a
difference for kids and families, and learn and grow to reach their full
potential. We are proud to celebrate our rich diversity and believe what makes
us different, makes us stronger. Our diversity and inclusion program and
participation in the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion provide every
employee with opportunities to use their skills and talents to their full
potential. We’re also proud to support and lead community efforts and public
policy that impact health and health care for children.
Children’s Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment
Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.