The Coder III role is responsible for the thorough and accurate coding of diseases and procedures of each inpatient record through the use of ICD-10 coding manual. Responsible for retrospective queries to the appropriate physicians for clarification of conflicting and or ambiguous diagnoses. Responsible for thorough knowledge of Chartmaxx work list.
Ability to work remotely
Applicants from all time zones are encouraged
Using ICD-10 codes, assign codes for all diagnoses for each inpatient encounter following establishes coding guidelines and procedures.
Check computer for status on all patients for whom medical records have not been received for follow-up resolution of patient accounts.
Query physicians retrospectively and/or concurrently for clarification of conflicting and/or ambiguous diagnosis and follow-up on queried records for completion.
This is a remote position with availability in the following states: Texas, New Mexico, Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, and Georgia.
High school diploma
3 years IP coding experience in hospital acute care coding environment and hospital outpatient coding environment
APC, MS-DRG, and related reimbursement system methodologies
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and per...formance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, therefore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.