HIM Coder Cert

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 154741-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019
Category: Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Beverly Hospital  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

Position Summary:

  • Coders analyze patient records and assign ICD-10 and CPT codes based on physician documentation.

  • Coders abstract information that is used to classify patients, define patterns, and collect pertinent data.

  • Required to follow specific guidelines outlined in the American Hospital Association coding Clinic govern'ng the appropriate assignment of codes.

  • Strong understanding of Evaluation and Management code assignment.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours per week, day shift.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Associates/Bachelor degree preferred

  • RHIA & RHIT desired

  • CPC, CCA, CCS (or equivalent) required

  • Experience with ICD-10 and CPT-4 as well as evaluation and management coding.

  • Understanding of medical terminology, clinical medicine and human anatomy and physiology.

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.

  • Must have 1+ years coding experience.