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Inpatient Coder (Remote)

40 hours per pay period

Additional Location(s): Detroit Lakes, MN|Brainerd, MN

Job ID: R038488

Primary Location: Fargo, North Dakota

Building Location
Fargo Distribution Serv Center
46240 Hospital Coding

Job Description:
Evaluates health record documentation and accurate reimbursement by ensuring that diagnostic and procedural codes and other documentation accurately reflect and support the inpatient hospital admission. Adheres to Coding Clinic and coding guidelines, and queries medical professionals for clarification as needed. Reviews medical information, such as diseases or symptoms and diagnostic descriptions and procedures to accurately assign and sequence ICD-10 CM/PCS codes and DRG assignment. Adheres to the quality and productivity standards set by the department. Position requires a high level of attention to detail, accuracy, being able to work under pressure, and customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with medical professionals, colleagues, and others.

Education Qualifications:

Successful completion or currently enrolled in a program which includes course work in ICD-10-CM/PCS, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and disease processes AND a passing score on the Essentia Health inpatient coding skills assessment.

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

Credentialed as or eligible* for: CCS, CIC, RHIT, RHIA

*Applicable credentialing required within two years of date of hire

Shift Rotation
Day Rotation (United States of America)
Shift Start Time
Shift End Time

Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, proof of required vaccinations, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

Essentia Health EEO:
Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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