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H.I.M. Clinical Coder II

Roy Lester Schneider Hospital

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(Full Time)

CLINICAL CODER II responsible for timely and accurate assignment of ICD-10-CM, CPT-4, HCPCS, and APC Modifier. This role also assigns codes to all complex records such as SDCs, cardiac catheterization, recurring, anesthesia, and chemotherapy and radiation oncology. This classification is distinctly different than the HIM Clinical Coder I by coding all high dollar charts and discharges with a length of stay exceeding three (3) days. Coding and abstracting duties are performed in compliance with hospital, departmental, regulatory and national coding compliance, and accrediting guidelines. This position works in conjunction with the HIM Technicians in reference to missing documentation and transcribed reports. The HIM Clinical Coder II (Certified) works directly under the supervision of the HIM Manager or HIM Supervisor. This position represents the Health Information Management in court as Custodian of Records. The HIM Clinical Coder II (Certified) assumes responsibility and accountability for the duties and is cognizant of the philosophy, standards, objectives, and policies of the Schneider Regional Medical Center and the Health Information Management Department. (Full-time) Starting Salary: $48,792

Hazards & Physical Requirements

Work in this category is majorly sedentary and involves sitting, some standing and walking; employee may be required to lift or pull up to 10 lbs. frequently or 20 lbs. occasionally.