Medical Coder - Orleans Community Health

Medical Coder

Medical Coder

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Position

Medical Coder

Orleans Community Health at Medina Hospital is looking for a qualified and experienced Medical Coder to join our 5-Star team. The Coder must be a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), certified coding specialist (CCS), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or graduate of an approved AHIMA or AAPC medical records program.  The coder will specialize in the acute care setting responsible for using current accepted coding principles and guidelines to code inpatient, ambulatory surgery, outpatient and emergency records.

Shift and Status

Full Time

7am-3pm, or 8am-4pm, or a varied shift with flexible scheduling

This position is hybrid with some onsite and some remote coding with the potential to be fully remote.

Excellent compensation and benefits package including generous PTO, 403(b) and Pension Plans.

Position Summary

The medical coder thoroughly reads and interprets the documentation contained in every medical record to identify all diagnoses and procedures to which codes must be affixed as well as assesses the adequacy of documentation to ensure that it supports the principle diagnosis, principle procedure, complications and comorbid conditions assigned codes.  This person must demonstrate a strong familiarity of diagnostic and procedural terminology, have the ability to apply knowledge of disease processes and to index medical terms/procedures to the appropriate class in the classification system, and to apply knowledge of ICD-10-CM instructional notations and conventions to facilitate location of the correct code (s) for each episode of care.  Must also utilize accurate CPT codes for the procedural coding of ambulatory surgery patients and must follow all coding guidelines, rules and regulations when assigning codes.

Requirements

High School graduate

Graduate of approved AHIMA or AAPC medical records program with credentials

Two (2) years’ experience using current ICD – CM and CPT coding in acute care, critical access, and/or ambulatory care facilities, preferred.

Benefits and Perks

We offer an outstanding team-oriented environment, challenging and rewarding careers, and valuable benefits to our employees. Some of the perks and benefits that you’ll enjoy working for OCH are:

First, you’ll be a part of an experienced team in a family-oriented facility, many of our employees have been with us for 10, 20 or 30 more years!

You will be working in a highly respected organization that is committed to quality patient care!  We maintain realistic staffing levels that offer downtime during the day. You will not be overworked!

We offer flexible scheduling that works around your personal and school schedule.

We offer competitive wages, with superior pension and retirement plans with employer contributions.

We offer a 12% shift differential for working evening and night shifts.

We have an excellent vacation, holiday and sick leave package.

We offer tuition assistance to provide opportunities for career growth. Company, including dental, vision and no-cost life insurance.

We offer free parking and are located in a safe and quiet country setting in Medina along the historic Erie Canal!

About Us

Orleans Community Health is comprised of Medina Memorial Hospital, (a designated Critical Access Hospital), Renal Dialysis Centers located in Medina and Batavia, NY, Primary and Walk-In Clinic in Albion, NY, a 30 bed Skilled Nursing Home, Outpatient and Ambulatory Services, and Community Partners Wellness Center.  We are always looking for positive, dependable, caring individuals to join our team!

Our Mission

To improve the health of the communities we serve by providing equal access to quality health care services at the right time, in the right place, with the most efficient use of resources.

Salary Expectations for this role: Annually $55,000-$60,000