Job Description

Location: Steward Health Care
Posted Date: 6/9/2021

Position Summary

The HIM Acute Outpatient Coder shall support the Central or West Division. The Outpatient Coder shall review hospital outpatient medical documentation to assign, sequence, edit and/or validate the appropriate ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10-PCS codes. The specialist will perform coding across multiple locations. Will match outpatient coding area to experience (i.e. ED, Same Day Surgery, Routine Outpatient, Recurring, etc).

Required Skills

  • Minimum 1 year of Acute Outpatient hospital coding required, 3 years preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of UHDDS guidelines, CCI Edits, Coding Clinic, etc.
  • Meditech experience required
  • Microsoft Office (Word, One Note, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines.

Education/Certification/Technical Requirements

  • Education: RHIT or RHIA preferred
  • Experience: 1 year of Acute Outpatient Coding Experience
  • Certification/Licensure: CCS Certification
  • Software/Hardware: 3M experienced required
  • Other: Remote position, but must report to the Richardson, Texas office as needed (onboarding, training, department meetings, etc).

Application Instructions

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