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HIMS Coder 2 Job in San Francisco, California

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Job Title: HIMS Coder 2

Employer:UCSF Health
Required Certifications:CCS and/or RHIT and/or RHIA
Required Experience:3 to 4 years
Location: San Francisco 94133, CA, US
Date Posted:12/20/2021
Job Summary
The Health Information Coder II is a middle level coder with the knowledge and skills to perform ambulatory surgery coding and other cases as assigned. Patient records are coded and abstracted according to UCSF Health policies and procedures. The focus is on range of hospital charts, with minimal review of coding for quality. The coding and abstracting must comply with the official guidelines for coding and reporting, practice standards and code of ethics for HIMS coder.

Required Qualifications
• High school graduation.
• CCS , RHIT or RHIA certification
• 3+ years’ experience outpatient coding and abstracting in an acute health care facility.
• Must pass initial score of 90% on coding competence assessment test or must have 6 months recent experience with UCSF with 95% outpatient coding accuracy rate
• Must meet daily production requirement with minimal accuracy rate of 95%.
• Basic EHR and encoder skills.
• Basic computer skills, including Windows, Word and Excel.
• Proven excellent communication and cooperative skills.
• Ability to analyze information, make decisions and exercise independent judgement.
• Ability to follow written directions.
• Ability to prioritize work and manage time effectively.
• Ability to meet deadlines and perform well under pressure.

Preferred Qualifications
• Knowledge of medical terminology, medical abbreviations, disease processes, anatomy and physiology.
• Knowledge of the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CPT classification systems.
• Knowledge of HIMS database systems.
• Knowledge of HIMS procedures.

• CCS and/or RHIT and/or RHIA

About UCSF
At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what’s possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Pride Values
UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at diversity.ucsf.edu

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.


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