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Inpatient Coder - Hybrid Remote

Company: CentraState Healthcare System
Location: Freehold
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Overview: CentraState Healthcare System, headquartered in Freehold, New Jersey is a leading non - profit healthcare delivery system in New Jersey. The System includes CentraState Medical Center a community-based hospital, an ambulatory campus, three senior living facilities and three free-standing community health pavilions, and a charitable foundation. As the 3rd largest employer in Monmouth County, CentraState Healthcare System continues to live up to its reputation of being a truly great place to work recently designated a Great Place to Work-Certified--- company. Responsibilities:
Identifies and sequences all diagnoses and procedures.
Assigns ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 codes and assigns a final DRG to all inpatient medical records at the time of discharge.
Reviews inpatient and outpatient records to ensure complete and accurate documentation to support all diagnoses and procedures and follows-up until all documentation is received.
Accurately abstracts required data such as discharge dispositions, consultations and procedure/operative information.
In a 7.5 hour day, completes an average of 22-25 inpatient records, 50 surgical records, or 100 ED records.
Inserts appropriate staging forms into medical records of newly diagnosed cancer patients.
Uses Computer Assisted Coding as a tool to accurately code diagnoses and procedures.
Reviews Risk of Mortality and Severity of Illness indicators and appropriately abstracts data for Clinical Documentation Improvement.
High School Diploma Or Equivalent required 2 years Hospital Medical Coding experience required Coding certification upon hire required: CCS highly preferred, but will also accept CCA or CPC. Certification within 1 year of hire- ONLY if supported by extensive experience. Medical record coding knowledge including analysis and abstracting. Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team. About Us: CentraState Healthcare System, a partner of Atlantic Health System, is a fully accredited, not-for-profit, community-based health system that provides comprehensive health services in the central New Jersey region. In addition to offering a full range of leading-edge diagnostic and treatment options, CentraState serves as a valuable health partner focused on the latest ways to prevent disease, promote healthy behaviors, and help people of all ages live life well. Based in Freehold, CentraState is comprised of a 284-bed acute-care hospital, a vibrant health and wellness campus, three award-winning senior living communities, a charitable foundation, and convenient satellite health pavilions offering primary care and specialty physician practices, along with access to outpatient services, such as lab and physical therapy. The system also offers a family medicine residency and geriatric fellowship training program in affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Among its many honors and accreditations, CentraState is one of less than two percent of hospitals nationwide to earn Magnet® designation for nursing excellence four times and was designated a Great Place to Work-Certified--- Company by Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year. When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in health care, and making a difference in our community. We believe in enriching the lives of our employees through work/life balance initiatives, tuition assistance, career advancement opportunities and much more. Find out why our employees love their jobs and being part of the CentraState family! What We Offer: Highly competitive compensation
Excellent benefits package and rewards program
403(b) retirement plan with company match
401(a) retirement plan with employer contribution
Life Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Profit Sharing Program
Growth Opportunity and Workforce Development Initiatives
Continuing Education / Onsite Training
A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
Magnet recognized healthcare facility

Keywords: CentraState Healthcare System, Lakewood , Inpatient Coder - Hybrid Remote, Other , Freehold, New Jersey

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