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Health Information Management Coder

Company: Virginia Hospital Center
Location: Arlington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Health Information Management Coder Looking for your next career opportunity? At Virginia Hospital Center, our staff exceeds expectations by performing at the top-level of the profession. The Health Information Management Coder is responsible for coding of inpatient and outpatient records utilizing current ICD-9CM and CPT-4 classification systems. Code selection is based on established coding principles and guidelines in a manner which supports general billing and provides for appropriate extraction of data used by committees and individual members of the medical staff, other hospital departments and researchers. Data entry, database maintenance, and retrieval of information from reports and indices are ongoing responsibilities. The incumbent may also be trained to complete one or more of the specialty tasks assigned to the coding section such as data control or reporting to legally mandated registries. As a representative of the most highly trained technical staff in the Health Information Management Department, the incumbent may also be called upon to work on special studies with the Director as delegated through the Clinical Reimbursement Manager. Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is a nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering the highest quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 70 years. - Earning the 2016 Top Hospital award from the Leapfrog Group for excellence in hospital safety and quality for the second year in a row, VHC consistently achieves the highest levels of patient satisfaction. - Located in Arlington, VA, VHC is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations). - VHC is the largest Hospital in the region that was named a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Four-Star Hospital, and is also designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. - In 2016, VHC earned the Distinguished Hospital Clinical Excellence Award and the Outstanding Patient Experience Award from HealthGrades. - VHC is a 394-bed, all-private room Hospital that strives to provide continued excellence for our employees and patients. Qualifications * College Diploma with courses in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes and pharmacology preferred. * Medical coding experience preferred. Responsibilities * Selects and codes diagnoses and procedures from inpatient and outpatient records. * Keys information into the ABS and Grouper systems. * Performs specialty tasks assigned to the Coding Section involving screening and reporting of data to medical staff committees and legally mandated registries. * Meets productivity goals and organizes varied tasks assigned in a manner that assures deadlines are met. * Works on special studies with Director as delegated through the Clinical Reimbursement Manager. Benefits Pay & Benefits: In addition to salary, the benefit package includes paid major holidays, vacation/sick time, health & dental insurance, and 401(k)

Keywords: Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington , Health Information Management Coder, Healthcare , Arlington, Virginia

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