Location: TEMECULA, California
Join the Southwest Healthcare Team!
Creating Health and Harmony, Southwest Healthcare is a comprehensive network of care with convenient hospital and ambulatory care/outpatient locations here to serve the Southern California community. With over 6,000 passionate providers and healthcare employees, our shared goal is to provide convenient access to a wide range of healthcare services in a way that benefits you, your family, and the entire community.
Southwest Healthcare is comprised of five acute care hospitals and several non-hospital access points, including: Corona Regional Medical Center, Palmdale Regional Medical Center, Southwest Healthcare Rancho Springs Hospital, Southwest Healthcare Inland Valley Hospital and Temecula Valley Hospital, Temecula Valley Day Surgery, A+ Urgent Care Centers, and Riverside Medical Clinics. For more information, please visit our website at www.swhealthcaresystem.com.
Southwest Healthcare is seeking a Remote Inpatient Coder who collaborates with staff across the Region. This position is Part-Time and responsible for:
- Inpatient records are charged/coded in accordance to established Coding guidelines and regulations.
- Assist with other areas of coding as needed.
- Collaborates with Health Information Management (HIM) Leadership, as needed, to review charts for performance improvement initiatives and assists with the resolution of coding issues.
- High School Graduate or equivalent required.
- Associate's degree from an accredited College or University in Health Information Management preferred.
- Three (3) to Five (5) years of experience in coding related functions with proficiency in inpatient coding required, acute care experience required.
- Current Registered Health Information Administrator Certificate (RHIA) or a current Registered Health Information Technician Certificate (RHIT) required, or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). All certificates are accredited by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
Other Skills and Abilities:
- Demonstrates knowledge and ensures compliance with The Joint Commission and Title 22 standards and guidelines.
- Demonstrates compliance with hospital policies and procedures at all times.
- Ability to set priorities and appropriately organize workload and complete assignments in a timely manner.
- Demonstrates ability to relate to clinical personnel and medical staff, as well as ability to interact well with the public.
- Must have knowledge of PC and applications.
- Demonstrates the ability to adhere to all Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Federal and State statute, as it related to proper and improper releases.
- Demonstrates knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, including disease processes.
- Demonstrates working knowledge of current ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, and HCPCS coding guidelines with working knowledge of DRG, APC and diagnosis sequencing concepts.
- Demonstrates knowledge of OSHPD requirements for Inpatient reporting.
- Proficiency in the use of all applicable software, which includes the abstracting system 3M HDM product(s) and Nuance CD One.
- Demonstrates familiarity with patient medical records.
- Demonstrates ability to perform under pressure, meet frequent deadlines, and tight schedules.
- Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and detail oriented.
- Demonstrates effective communication with all customers (i.e. medical staff, hospital staff, patients, etc.) regardless of communication method. Utilizes principles of AIDET for framework of conservations.
- Demonstrates ability to maintain positive relationships and courteous interactions with hospital staff, medical staff, and the public.
- Challenging and rewarding work environment
- Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
- Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
- 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
- SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
- Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
Southwest Healthcare is owned and operated by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.
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We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
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