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Inpatient Medical Coder

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Inpatient Medical Coder

The IP Coder is responsible for assigning diagnostic and procedural codes to inpatient charts, of moderate to high complexity, using: ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS or any other designated coding classification system in accordance with coding rules and regulations. They abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by AHIMA. Abstracting required clinical information from the medical record.

Job Description
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Proficient in inpatient diagnosis coding guidelines
  • Proficient in CPT/HCPCS code assignment including Evaluation & Management facility coding guidelines
  • Adept at comparing documentation, code assignment and charge in the financial system for accuracy and completeness and elevating concerns to the appropriate manager
  • Functional knowledge of facility EMR, encoder and other support software
  • Ability to use office equipment and automated systems/applications/software at an acceptable level of proficiency
  • Required Experience: Minimum One year of experience performing Inpatient Medical Coding
  • Required Certification: Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: AHIMA or AAPC approved credential
  • Day shift
  • Willing to work onsite