ED Coder - Hybrid Remote

  • CentraState Healthcare System
  • Remote * (Freehold Township, NJ, USA)
  • Jan 15, 2022
Medical Coding Telecommuting

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.

Applies ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 codes diagnoses and procedures codes to emergency department records. Identifies facility and procedure level code.

Responsibilities:
  • Reviews ED records to ensure complete and accurate documentation to support all diagnoses and procedures.
  • Accurately abstracts required data such as discharge dispositions, consultations and procedure/operative information with 95% accuracy.
  • In a 7.5 hour day completes an average of 22-25 inpatient records, 50 surgical records, or 100 ED records.
  • Assigns codes with a 95% DRG accuracy rate.
  • Monitors unbilled report by identifying ED edits and makes appropriate coding changes.
  • Follows-up on ED records not coded and records needing consultations or additional information.
  • Validates facility and procedure levels on the ED charge track according to hospital guidelines.
Qualifications:

Education:

High School Diploma Or Equivalent

Additional Educational Requirements

High School graduate or equivalent with training in medical terminology and medical coding.

Work Experience:

1 Year Coding Experience Required

Additional Experience Requirements

Minimum one year coding experience required.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of medical terminology and coding required. Strong professional, organizational, and interpersonal skills to effectively relate with all members of the healthcare team.

About Us:

CentraState Healthcare System aims to enhance the health and well-being of our communities through the compassionate delivery of quality healthcare. We are confident that you will find success within CentraState Healthcare System, which is Magnet Recognized and was designation a Great Place to Work-Certified company by Great Place to Work. When you bring your talent to CentraState, you are joining a trailblazing healthcare facility, committed to providing in high-quality, patient-focused care. Join us in making incredible strides in healthcare, 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
  • Leading edge technology
  • Great staff-to-patient ratios
  • Career Development and Growth Opportunity
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Comprehensive Retirement / Savings Programs
  • Continuing Education / Onsite Training
  • A warm, welcoming company culture based upon mutual respect and a collaborative goal of providing excellent patient care
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Concierge Services with Work & Family Benefits
  • Magnet recognized healthcare facility