IP Coding

Remote IP Coding 

Location: EMERYVILLE California

JobDescription: Job Description & Requirements 
Remote IP Coding 
StartDate: ASAP Pay Rate: $30.00 – $40.00 
Position Description 

JOB SUMMARY:

Under indirect supervision, is responsible for accurate coding of all inpatient services at a University Acute Care Facility with Trauma, procedures, diagnoses and conditions, working from the appropriate documentation in the medical record. All work is carried out in accordance with the rules, regulations and coding conventions of the American Hospital Association (Coding Clinic), ICD-10-CM/PCS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Must have Inpatient Coding Experience in a Teaching Trauma Acute Care Facility.
Must possess a thorough knowledge of ICD-10-CM/PCS coding principles and applications as they relate to acute care hospital coding and grouping
Thorough knowledge of Official Coding Guidelines and payer specific requirements
When services/diagnoses are not documented appropriately, seeks to attain proper documentation in a timely manner according to facility standards.
Maintain 95% DRG and overall accuracy rate
Maintain average productivity standards.
Works the review queue on a daily basis to ensure all charts that are placed in the review queue are worked and any corrections are communicated to the facility if necessary.
The coder is responsible for coding or pending every chart placed in their queue.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Smart Phone
Workstation – Dual Monitors
Standard Windows PC
Internet Access with DSL or Cable
VPN compatibility
Printer/Fax

EDUCATION AND SKILLS
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Requires one of the following coding credentials: AHIMA (CCS, CCS-P, or RHIT); AAPC (CPC, CPC, CPC-H).
Must be proficient with Facilities Coding Standards.
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in medical coding.
Working knowledge of ICD-10-CM/PCS.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Paid Time Off and Sick Time
401K
Medical, Dental, Life and Long/Short term disability Insurance
Paid Association Dues Paid
Educational Benefits
AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.
AMN Healthcare is committed to fostering and maintaining a diverse team that reflects the communities we serve.
Our commitment to the inclusion of many different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives enables our innovation and leadership in the healthcare services industry.
Apply today and one of our team members will be in touch to help you find the role that best fits your skills and goals.

Job Benefits
Becoming an AMN Healthcare professional gives you the incredible opportunity to gain critical career experience, work with new people, and earn a highly competitive salary—but the perks don’t stop there. There are many additional benefits to enjoy, including:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Earned time off and paid holidays
  • Paid continuing education time
  • 401(K) retirement planning
  • Short-term disability, life insurance, paid jury duty
  • Access to the largest network of facilities and providers in the country
  • Industry experienced workforce management team
  • Licensure and certification reimbursement

About the Company
At AMN Healthcare, we strive to be recognized as the most trusted, innovative, and influential force in helping healthcare organizations provide quality patient care that continually evolves to make healthcare more human, more effective, and more achievable.