Hospital Inpatient Coder II

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 169758-1A
Date Posted: Aug 9, 2021
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 analyze patient records and assign ICD-9-CM and CPT codes based on physician documentation. They determine the appropriate DRG for each case and abstract information that is used to classify patients, define patterns, and collect pertinent data. They are required to follow specific guidelines outlined in the American Hospital Association coding Clinic governing the appropriate assignment of codes.  This position is an acute care, inpatient coding position.

Scheduled Hours

36 hours per week, day shift.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Associates/Bachelor degree preferred. RHIA & RHIT desired. CCS required. Experience with ICD-9-CM 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 2 years Inpatient coding experience.