HIM Coder

Position Purpose:

Under the supervision of the Director of Health Information Management, the coder is responsible for the ICD-9-CM diagnosis and procedure coding and abstracting of inpatient records, discharge analysis, preparing daily census, assisting with computing statistical reports, requisition supplies, performs release information, PI and medical record review, as well ass maintains surveillance of incomplete and delinquent records status.

Position Requirements:

  • Two years Health Information Services coding experience in an acute care facility
  • Must hold a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) certification and must maintain certification renewal in accordance with the standards of the AHIMA
  • Certified Coding Specialist credentail (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) preferred
  • Understanding of Medicare/DRG
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English