Remote Coder - LTACH/Inpatient Experience

US-TX-Dallas
3 days ago
Job ID
2017-6636
Division
Corporate

Overview

Who We Are

 

Cornerstone Healthcare Group is a leading long term acute care hospital group (LTAC) committed to improving the health and well-being of patients by providing an environment of continuous process improvement, teamwork, integrity, fiscal responsibility and endless customer service.  Cornerstone is headquartered in Dallas and owns 19 hospitals in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Arizona, West Virginia and Oklahoma.

 

Why Work for Us?

 

Our hospitals offer competitive compensation and benefits, but that is not why our employees come to work for us. As a Cornerstone employee, you are truly a valued contributor to our team. It is no wonder why our employees gave us high scores in both overall satisfaction and employee engagement in our latest Cornerstone Employee Partnership Survey.

 

Our Core Values are woven into the fabric of our culture and engrained in our employees and how they perform their jobs every day.

 

Responsibilities

The Medical Records Coder works remotely and is responsible for performing timely and accurately the ICD-9-CM coding of all patients diagnosis/procedures upon admission and upon discharge.  Accurately abstracting and processing of the medical record following the patients discharge from the hospital.  Patient population served ranging from 18 years of age to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions, medical-surgical conditions requiring rehabilitation and/or wound care needs Responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, release of confidential information, retrieval of medical records and patient information, and an overall knowledge of workflow with the Health Information Management department.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to project a professional Image.
  • Knowledge and experience in the needs of patients ranging in age from 18 to geriatric.
  • Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; excellent writing and speaking skills.
  • Working knowledge of personal computer and software applications used in job functions (Word processing, graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.)

 

Education and/or Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited University with an Associate or Bachelor’s degree with coursework in Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Pathophysiology required and or current coding certification from either AAPC or AHIMA.
  • Coding experience in an inpatient setting or LTAC environment
  • Encoder experience required
  • Successful completion of ICD-10 training preferred
  • Knowledge of Coding Clinics and Guidelines

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Current Coding and or HIM certification from American Health Information Management Association and or AAPC. 

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