Coding Specialist IV at Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Coding Specialist IV

Requisition #: 490843
Location: Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Coding
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: March 4, 2022

Join an amazing global healthcare organization!

Excellent compensation package!

Awesome benefits, including dependent tuition reimbursement!

Requisition #: 490843

Location: 600 N. WOLFE ST, Baltimore, MD 21287

Shift:

Full Time (40 hours)

Day Shift; 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

The Coding Specialist IV, under the supervision of the Coding Supervisor, Inpatient Coding-Academic Division, analyzes and interprets complex clinical documentation, to accurately code and abstract data for Inpatient records in the Academic Medical Center. Utilizing a computerized encoder and multiple databases, abstracts data from complex clinical documentation in the electronic health record, and assigns classification codes in accordance with Federal, State, and organizational guidelines to ensure accurate coding and reporting. Queries physicians as needed, to clarify documentation to ensure accurate code assignment. Organizes and prioritizes work to meet deadlines and goals. Maintains and expands knowledge of coding and sequencing guidelines to ensure coding compliance and accuracy.

Education/Experience:
  • Education/Experience/Certification Track 1: High school diploma w/ CCS required. Requires (5) five years' coding academic or tertiary Inpatient hospital records.
  • Education/Experience/Certification Track 2: Associates Degree/RHIT required. Requires (3) three years' coding academic or tertiary Inpatient hospital records.
  • Education/Experience/Certification Track 3: A minimum of high school diploma or GED is required. Requires (10) ten years' coding academic or tertiary Inpatient hospital records. CCS preferred.

Licensure/Certifications:
  • If qualifying under Track 1, a minimum of an AHIMA credential of CCS is required upon hire
  • If qualifying under Track 2, a minimum of an AHIMA credential of RHIT is required upon hire

Knowledge/Skills:
  • Completion of Academic Hospital Inpatient Diagnosis and Procedure Coding assessment with a minimum of 75% accuracy
  • Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of current coding classification systems, concepts, practices, compliance, and policies related to inpatient coding. Able to lead Coding practices across multiple facilities and apply coding and reimbursement differences as governed by state and federal regulations

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
More Information on Johns Hopkins Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medicine operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Baltimore, MD and Columbia, MD. Johns Hopkins Medicine was founded in 1996. It has 30027 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 171 open jobs at Johns Hopkins Medicine, click here.
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