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Coder 2-HIM

Loma Linda University Shared Services - Loma Linda, CA
Full-Time AM
Job summary:
This position will support LLUHS`s strategic plan and
the organization`s mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of
Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity,
Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. The Coder 2 performs ICD and CPT coding
and abstracts data from the legal medical record for facilities, licensed under
LLUMC and contracted other LLUAHSC facilities. Assigns diagnosis and procedure
codes in compliance with the American Hospital Association Official Coding
Guidelines. Ensures the quality and accuracy of coding and abstracted
information in compliance with federal and state regulations, government and
contract payers, and grant funding. Quality of data collected impacts the
facility in multiple ways, including finance, legal, research, teaching,
quality assurance, etc. Coder 2 must be able to perform coding Inpatient,
Interventional Radiology and/or Outpatient Surgery. Maintains stated
performance and quality standards. Works with students and coding interns as
requested. Performs other duties as needed. Job Specifications: Medical
Terminology preferred. Able
to keyboard 40 wpm. Able to read; write legibly; speak in English with
professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to
the position (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Operate/troubleshoot
basic office equipment required for the position; Able to relate and communicate
positively, effectively, and professionally with others; work calmly and
respond courteously when under pressure; collaborate and accept direction. Able to communicate effectively
in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically;
manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work
well under pressure; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close
attention to detail; work independently with minimal supervision. High school diploma required. Completion of Coding Certificate program
or Associate's Degree in Health Information Management required. Bachelor`s
degree in Health Information Management preferred. Minimum two years of
experience in coding in an acute care facility or completion of coding certificate
program from an accredited facility. CCS required.