CHRISTUS Health System offers the Inpatient Coder position as a remote opportunity. Candidate must reside in the states of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma or Georgia to further be considered for this position.
Responsible for the thorough and accurate coding of diseases and procedures of each inpatient record through the use of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding manual, 3M 360. Encoder. Responsible for retrospective queries to the appropriate physicians for clarification of conflicting and or ambiguous diagnosis. Responsible for thorough knowledge of Epic. Works closely with CDI team to ensure documentation specificity is captured in order to accurately reflect severity of illness and risk of mortality.
A. Certification/ Licensure:
RHIT or RHIA preferred
HS Diploma required
Associates or Bachelor's Degree in HIM
C. Experience (years/type)
3 years IP coding experience in hospital acute care coding environment and hospital outpatient coding environment
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.