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Coding Specialist IV


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Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Day Shift

What Awaits You?

  • Career growth and development
  • Employee and Dependent Tuition Assistance
  • Diverse and collaborative working environment
  • Affordable and comprehensive benefits package


Position Summary

  • The Inpatient Coding Specialist IV analyzes and interprets the most complex clinical electronic health documentation by physician and applicable clinical support in compliance with AHA Coding Guidelines for purposes of reporting.
  • Accurately applies federal, state and organizational regulatory guidelines for coding and abstraction of inpatient accounts.
  • Maintains and increases personal knowledge and education for purposes of applying the guidelines.
  • Utilizes computerized encoder and other systems to access multiple data bases in performance of duties.
  • Ensures accurate and timely billing and reporting.
  • Identifies and authors physician queries as required to clarify documentation for accurate code assignment and archiving of the physician responses to the electronic health record.
  • Organizes and prioritizes work to meet deadlines and organizational goals.
  • Participates in organizational activities to assess the quality of information captured and reported through the coding process.
  • Able to apply coding practices across all facilities in accordance with regulatory guidelines and which may differ between states.

While this is a remote position, employees are required to work in the states where our organization is registered.


High school diploma or GED required. Associates or higher degree in health information management or healthcare related field preferred

Required Licensure, Certification, On-going Training:

• Active approved coding credential from AHIMA upon hire.

• Successful Completion of Pre-employment coding assessment.

Work Experience:

  • External Applicants 5 years inpatient coding experience, academic experience preferred.
  • Internal Applicants 5 years acute hospital inpatient coding experience, academic experience preferred, and at the discretion of leadership.

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