Inpatient Coder

  • Anna Jaques Hospital
  • Newburyport, MA, USA
  • Feb 06, 2021

Job Description

Day shift 40hrs/wk (M-F) Req # 4986 Performs the medical coding of inpatient patient records to ensure proper disease classification, timely billing & reimbursement assignments, verification of coding compliance with national standards & payor-specific guidelines. Follows up to CDI queries and data entry.  3-5 years prior experience coding within an acute care hospital Health Information Management (Medical Records) Department. Thorough understanding of the revenue cycle and the various DRG Groupers necessary for case assignments & payor-specific billing/reimbursement. Ability to utilize a personal computer and computer applications, including word processing and peripherals, facsimile and photocopier. Prior knowledge of Meditech System beneficial. Excellent verbal communication skills, including medical terminology to assist with Physician queries. Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification required. Please note this position will be located on-site in the Medical Coding department. Additional Information: Anna Jaques Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, is a thriving 123-bed community hospital serving 17 cities and towns in the Merrimack Valley in the beautiful seacoast of Massachusetts. AJH has been named one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Boston Business Journal (BBJ) three times, and has most recently been named one of Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare. Here, you’ll enjoy a collegial and supportive environment and a fast, but manageable pace. We offer an excellent benefits package including a generous time-off program, free parking, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about our job opportunities, please visit our website at www.ajh.org/careers, or contact our Human Resources Department at 978 463-1035.

Schedule

Day shift 40hrs/wk (M-F)