Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values ofLoveandExcellenceand are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!
ChristianaCare, with Hospitals in Wilmington and Newark, DE, as well as Elkton, MD, is one of the largest health care providers in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Named one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, we have an excess of 1,100 beds between our hospitals and are committed to providing the best patient care in the region. We are proud to that Christiana Hospital, Wilmington Hospital, our Ambulatory Services, and HomeHealth have all received ANCC Magnet Recognition(r).
ChristianaCare is currently seeking afull-time Coderresponsible for accurate and timely assignment of ICD-10 CM/PCS and HCPCS/CPT codes, payment group classification assignment and data abstraction for reimbursement purposes and statistical information reporting on all Inpatient, Outpatient, Emergency Medicine, Ancillary and Diagnostics records.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Reviews and interprets Inpatient, Outpatient, Ancillary, Diagnostics and Emergency Medicine or other patient records in order to assign appropriate ICD-10 CM/PCS diagnosis and procedure codes.
Performs tasks to support billing, data quality and statistics, and to support calculation for severity of illness and risk of mortality reporting.
Follows UHDDS definitions, CMS regulations and Official and Internal coding guidelines.
Utilizes information on diagnostic reports (i.e. radiology, pathology, EKG reports, laboratory values, doctors' orders and administrative medication forms) to accurate code patient charts in accordance with the Official Coding Guidelines.
Abstracts pertinent data, determines and sequences codes for diagnoses and procedures, and enters all information.
Utilizes coding and abstracting system as a communication tool, as outlined in the HIMS Coding DNFB Tagging procedures.
Provides all vital coded and abstracted information required for final coding and billing of accounts within efficiency expectations by work type in order to support department and organization goals for DNFB dollar amounts and bill hold days.
Reviews pre-populated patient demographic information developed via HL7 from source system into coding system.
Completes necessary abstracted data changes in coding system as required for accurate posting to CCHS billing system.
Utilizes coding system to calculate all inpatient encounters in both MS DRG and APR DRG groupers.
Education and Experience Requirements:
College Diploma in Medical Coding or one year coding experience in a healthcare environment required.
Associate or Bachelor Science degree in Health Information Technology preferred.
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
403(b) with company match
Generous paid time off
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.