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Facility: Remote ND (Fargo)
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: Fargo, ND, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $19.00 ( based on applicable experience) - $30.50
Looking for a detail oriented, experienced coder to join our team of talented inpatient coding professionals. RHIA, RHIT or CCS credential required. Whether you are a seasoned professional or 2 years into your coding career – we are the place for you!
This position comes with premium compensation based on experience, PTO, a 401(k) retirement plan, and well-being benefits, as well as a comprehensive benefits package. This position is entirely remote or available for work on-site, if desired. Our coding careers offer flexible and predictable scheduling, growth and advancement, further specialization, continuing education and much more!
Work for a single organization with consistent processes, EMR & management structure
Building continuous years of service
Competitive Pay as well as benefits package, including 401K & PTO
Referral Bonus when referring a friend or college to this program
As an employer, Sanford Health believes that every person plays a part in achieving its goals and seeks fearless, passionate professionals interested in healthcare, medicine, and research. We’re excited to be on a journey of tremendous growth and are always looking for talented team members to join our Sanford family. With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, our organization strives to continually build on the diverse talents, experiences and beliefs of our employees, as well as the patients and communities we serve.
Reviews inpatient clinical documentation, procedural information, and diagnostic results to apply ICD-10-CM and PCS diagnostic and procedural codes used for billing, internal and external data reporting, research, regulatory compliance, and quality monitoring. Using professional coding training, critical thinking, and clinical acumen, accurately assigns ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes to conditions and procedures documented within the inpatient electronic medical record. Applies Official Coding Guidelines, CMS regulations/guidelines, and other coding standards and guidelines established for use with the ICD-10 standard code set. Responsible to maintain quality and productivity standards and guidelines as set by the organization. Remains up-to-date on ICD-10-CM and PCS coding principles, governmental regulations, official coding guidelines and third-party payer requirements as they relate to compliant documentation, billing and coding practices. Strong knowledge of MS-DRGs and APR-DRGs. Works collaboratively with providers and departments such as clinical documentation improvement and quality to standardize and enhance coding, documentation, and quality reporting related practices. Works with a variety of software solutions in the performance of daily work. Flexible and a strong commitment to team where staff and leaders work together across great distances, most often in a home-based work setting.
Associate degree in Health Information Technology (or eligible) or Bachelors degree in Health Information Management and/or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) required.
Previous hospital coding experience highly desirable. Prior computer and/or encoder software experience desirable.
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) required. New graduates eligible for certification must complete the certification examination at the earliest testing dates following employment, and all subsequent dates thereafter until the exam is satisfactorily completed.
If the individual fails the exam two consecutive times, there will be an evaluation by the Department Director who will determine one of the following:
(A) Continue employment if overall job performance is satisfactory. If the employee is allowed to continue employment, failure to pass the exam on the third opportunity will result in immediate termination.
(B) If performance is not satisfactory, the employee may be terminated.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to email@example.com .
Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-0103564
Job Function: Revenue Cycle