Certified Coder

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 160389-1A
Date Posted: Mar 5, 2020
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital 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 Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

Position Summary:

Coders demonstrate a thorough understanding of the assignment of ICD-10-CM and CPT codes based off physician documentation. They determine the appropriate risk adjustment diagnosis coding capture based of knowledge of the HCC coding model, they identify coding trends, and collect pertinent data that helps to support service reimbursement. They are required to follow CMS and Commercial payer guidelines while having a solid understanding of the American Medical Association (AMA) coding organization. This position is a professional based role that will support providers within the Northeast Physician Hospital Organization.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours per week, day shift.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Associates/Bachelor degree preferred. AHIMA and/or AAPC certification required. Experience with ICD-10-CM, risk adjustment diagnosis coding capture, and Evaluation and Management service coding. Understanding of medical terminology, clinical medicine and human anatomy and physiology. Excellent communication & interpersonal skills. Must have 2 years Outpatient coding experience.