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Location: US:WI:MENOMONEE FALLS at our WOODLAND PRIME 400 facility.
This job is REMOTE.
Shift: Shift 1
This is a remote, advanced position functioning under general supervision and utilizing independent decision making. The Coder Inpatient II correctly assigns ICD diagnosis and procedure codes and MS-DRGs for inpatient hospital services at Froedtert Hospital, an academic, Level I Trauma Center. The Coder Inpatient II codes a variety of medical and surgical specialties such as Neurology, Oncology, Urology, Transplant, OB/Newborn, Ortho, Cardiology, and Critical Care which can include complex trauma and acutely ill patients. Coders in this role communicate with care providers when necessary mainly via the electronic query process. In order to ensure the most appropriate DRG assignment, coders partner with clinical documentation improvement specialists with the goal of obtaining the most complete and accurate medical record documentation. The Coder Inpatient II will resolve problems and make decisions independently. The coders in this position will apply all departmental coding quality guidelines and meet productivity standards, while maintaining a 95% overall accuracy rate. The coder must understand that the hospital’s strategic initiatives (financial, statistical and quality benchmarking) rely on the accuracy and integrity of all data coded by them. Effective communication is vital to this position. A high degree of ability to adapt to change and work as a team is extremely important to this role. Other duties as assigned.
A minimum 1 year recent experience at an academic medical center inpatient coding or 3 years of recent hospital inpatient coding experience is required. A minimum of three years of experience as an inpatient coder at an academic facility is preferred.
Coding Certificate Program Completion or Associate Degree in HIM or equivalent is required. Bachelor’s degree in HIM or equivalent is preferred.
SPECIAL SKILLS DESCRIPTION:
This position requires knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pharmacology. The ability to adapt to and use tools to support coding functions including the encoder, EHR, and other software applications is necessary.
Certified RHIA/RHIT or CCS is required.
Perks & Benefits at Froedtert Health
Froedtert Health Offers a variety of perks & benefits to staff, depending on your role you may be eligible for the following:
- Paid time off
- Growth opportunity- Career Pathways & Career Tuition Assistance, CEU opportunities
- Academic Partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin
- Referral bonuses
- Retirement plan – 403b
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Free Workplace Clinics
- Employee Assistance Programs, Adoption Assistance, Healthy Contributions, Care@Work, Moving Assistance, Discounts on gym memberships, travel and other work life benefits available
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes nine hospitals, nearly 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics draw patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce. We welcome protected veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at 262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. During your application and interview process, if you have a need that requires an accommodation, please contact us at 262-439-1961. We will attempt to fulfill all reasonable accommodation requests.