CODER III, HOSPITAL

OUR MISSION:  Our mission is to support the provision of quality, accessible, cost-effective health services that contribute to the improved health and well-being of all in the communities we serve.      

 

 

MAJOR FUNCTION:

 

Coders will review clinical documentation and diagnostic results to extract data and apply appropriate ICD and CPT codes for billing, internal and external reporting, research, and regulatory compliance.  Under the direction of a Coding Manager, they will accurately code inpatient records; however, may need to also code outpatient, emergency room and/or diagnostic records when needed.    

 

 

QUALIFICATION:

 

A.  Education:                                                

 

·         High School Diploma or equivalent

·        Completion of Acute Care Medical Coder program from an accredited institution or Graduate of an AHIMA accredited Associate's (RHIT) or Bachelor's (RHIA) Degree program

 

B.  Experience:                                  

  

  • Min. 3 yrs. exp. in healthcare, including 2 years Hospital Coding experience required.  Will consider HIM Vendor exp. in lieu of healthcare exp.
  • Min. 1 year inpatient coding exp.
  • Proficient in ER, Diagnostic, and Outpatient Surgical Coding
  • Knowledge of :
    • ICD & CPT coding schemes
    • medical terminology, anatomy, physiology and the pathology of disease required
    • health information management functions and computer operations
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Basic desktop computer and HIM computer applications skills
  • Knowledge of automated Encoder and Clinical Abstracting Systems

 

C.  Certification/Licensure:    

 

Certified with a minimum of one of the following:

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

At Inspira Health, you’ll join with the area’s most dedicated and distinguished team to bring quality and compassionate care to our communities. We focus on clinical excellence, providing evidence-based care to help each patient achieve the best possible outcome. The scope and depth of our network can open many doors for your learning and career growth.


Our charitable nonprofit health care organization serves communities across southern New Jersey. The network, which traces its roots to 1899, comprises three hospitals, a comprehensive cancer center, sleep medicine, cardiac testing, digestive health and wound care, urgent care, imaging and rehabilitation, and primary and specialty physician practices in Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem and Camden counties.