Welcome to a promising future. Explore the unique career opportunities at Carilion Clinic, a community-based healthcare organization that includes seven hospitals, multi-specialty physician, practices and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. In addition to supporting the financial performance of a team that inspires optimal health, you’ll enjoy professional stability, strong technological resources and the advancement potential of a regional leader.
Responsible for concurrent or retrospective coding of inpatient accounts, using ICD10 CM coding guidelines. Requires daily consultation with physicians to ensure accurate capture of the principal diagnoses and procedure, and Present on Admission Indicators to ensure proper APRDRG, APDRG or DRG assignment for reimbursement and clinical reporting. Acts as a documentation improvement consultant with the physicians, and assists them with correct documentation for coding and reporting clarity. Interacts with CDI, Case Management, QM, UM, Infection Control, and Pharmacy by generating codes that identify patients with potential long LOS, JCAHO Core Indicators, Noscomial or Community-acquired infections and adverse drug reactions, promoting real-time intervention and improved quality of patient care. Masters the Severity of Illness and Risk of Mortality indicators and consults with physicians to ensure documentation reflects these characteristics in our patient population.
Based in western Virginia, our system offers compassionate care, medical education and research and neighborhood outreach programs. Join our award-winning organization and discover how collaborating with a regional leader in clinical and workplace excellence can enhance your future.
Education: High School education required; College degree preferred. Medical Terminology and Physiology Anatomy required.
Experience: Requires previous experience in Inpatient Coding or a minimum of 2.0 - 2.5 years of coding proficiency (96% accuracy rate) covering Outpatient Diagnostics, Emergency Department and Ambulatory Surgery coding to be considered for inpatient coding training. Requires knowledge of body systems, disease processes, anatomy and physiology and medical terminology. Basic computer skills required.
Licensure, certification, and/or registration: RHIT, RHIA, CCA, CCS, CPC, or CPC-H certifications required for consideration for position. ICD-10 training required.
Other Minimum Qualifications: N/A
Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:
CommUNITY: Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.
Courage: Doing what’s right for our patients without question.
Commitment: Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.
Compassion: Putting heart into everything we do.
Curiosity:Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.
Requisition Number:20386 Employment Status: Full time Location: CASB - Carilion Administrative Services Building Shift: Day Shift Details: Monday-Friday; REMOTE CODING; POSSIBLE WEEKENDS Recruiter: KIMBERLIE A GONCE Recruiter Email: email@example.com
ABOUT CARILION: As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve.
Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.
Internal Number: 20386-en_US
About Carilion Clinic
Carilion Clinic is a not-for-profit healthcare organization based in Roanoke, Va. Through our comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services, we work together to provide quality care close to home for nearly 1 million Virginians. With an enduring commitment to the health of our region, we also seek to advance care through medical education and research, help our community stay healthy, and inspire our region to grow stronger.