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Hospital Coder II (req num: 10026)

Hospital Coder II (req num: 10026) Health Information Management (HIM) STPH Covington, LA
- Full-time
- Day shift
Summary of the Job:
The Hospital Coder reviews and accurately codes and abstracts the most complex hospital services such as same day surgeries, in-patient procedures, overnight / multi-night stay services and all other complex medical services. The Hospital Coder utilizes appropriate coding guidelines to assign ICD-10 and CPT codes. Must understand and conform to applicable Medicare, Medicaid and other third party payor guidelines to ensure receipt of accurate reimbursement. Work in collaboration with the Clinical Documentation Improvement team to ensure accurate DRG assignment. Work closely with management to resolve problems and meet deadlines.

Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent required; Knowledge of ICD-10 coding principles and guidelines; Basic computer skills; Effective communication skills – both verbal and written; Decision making, problem solving and analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor or Associate degree; Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); 3-5 years of coding experience OR demonstrated success in coding complex medical services with consistent accuracy.

Physical Demands:
Must possess good physical health. Some requirements include but are not limited to standing, sitting or walking for long periods of time. Lifting at least 10 pounds is required.
Physical Effort required: Constant (67%-100%) - handling/feeling, hearing, seeing
Frequently (34%-66%) - reaching
Occasionally (1%-33%) - lifting, carrying, stooping, talking

St. Tammany Parish Hospital is a full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare while using the latest technology. We are the second-largest employer in the parish and have been delivering quality healthcare since 1954. St. Tammany Parish Hospital partnered with Ochsner Health System in 2014 and together we are focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients.

Contact : Jennifer Randazzo
Email :
Tel : 985-898-4540
Fax : 985-898-4360
Address : Jennifer Randazzo 1202 S. Tyler Street, Covington LA