we’re changing
healthcare for

Inpatient Coding Specialist IV - CCS, RHIA or RHIT (Remote)

Job Details

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.

Required Licensure, Certification, On-going Training:

  • Active approved coding credential from AHIMA upon hire. CCS ,RHIA, or RHIT

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.

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.

Join Our Talent Network

The University of Vermont Medical Center Glassdoor Reviews and Ratings

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
Reviews and Ratings on
"Great Teaching Hospital!"
- Registered Nurse in Baltimore, MD