Inpatient Coding Specialist IV - CCS, RHIA or RHIT (Remote)
- Requisition #:
- Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
- Day Shift
The Coding Specialist IV, under the supervision of the Coding Supervisor, Inpatient Coding 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.
Registered Remote Locations: Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Delaware
What Awaits You?
- Career growth and development
- Employee and Dependent Tuition Assistance
- Diverse and collaborative working environment
- Affordable and comprehensive benefits package
High school diploma or GED required. Associates or higher degree in health information management or healthcare related field preferred.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.
We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.
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.