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Coder III

Hunt Regional Healthcare Greenville, TX
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  • Full Time
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Hunt Regional Healthcare in Greevnille TX is looking for a full time Coder.

SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for accurately coding all inpatient and observation accounts as well as assisting with the coding of other accounts as needed. All accounts should be completed within 5 days following discharge. This position will work remotely from home. 

MAJOR TASKS DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for final coding and DRG accuracy on all inpatient accounts.
  • Accurately assign ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes to arrive at a DRG based on information provided in the patient record.
  • Prompts medical staff physicians for additional documentation as needed to clarify DRG assignment, maintaining professional communication.
  • Responsible for ensuring that no accounts remain un-coded > 5 days following patient discharge unless required documentation is needed.
  • Responsible for responding to Patient Financial Services questions regarding coding assignments that generate errors within the billing editor.
  • Responsible for maintaining an overall coding accuracy rate of 90% or greater and a DRG accuracy rate of 95% or greater.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Required: Completion of college level coursework in Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Required: A minimum of three (3) years inpatient coding experience in an acute care hospital.
  • Preferred coding experience in the following areas:
    • Cardiology/Vascular Procedures (including but not limited to cardiac caths. and peripheral interventions)
    • Inpatient rehabilitation
  • Required: C.S. credentials (Certified Coding Specialist – Hospital based), or RHIT or RHIA credentials. 
  • Preferred: Minimum education level of Associates Degree. 

Our Culture

Would you like to have a positive influence on the lives of patients and families in Hunt County, Texas? With a career at Hunt Regional Healthcare, you’ll have that chance.

As a member of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to live out our mission and vision through service-oriented care. Hunt Regional aims to be the preferred health care system in the communities and surrounding areas we serve. We do that through state-of-the-art technology, continually advancing service lines, and through providing a safe healing environment and outstanding patient experience for each individual we treat. Our values and quality care set our organization apart.


Our Benefits

Hunt Regional Healthcare is proud to offer a competitive benefits package that is designed to work for you. If you're looking for premium healthcare coverage, you've come to the right organization.

Core benefits include:

  • Medical benefits
  • Dental & vision benefits
  • Long-term disability
  • Voluntary accidental death & dismemberment
  • Life insurance 

We also provide a robust supplementary benefits package, including:

  • Prescription coverage
  • Wellness perks
  • Employee counseling
  • Retirement packages
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation time off
  • Generous sick leave allowance
  • Other voluntary benefits
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