ED Coder - Hybrid Remote

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

Job Description


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.

  • 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.


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