Coding Specialist - REMOTE Arizona only

Job Summary

The HIM Coding Specialist supports the vision of the Total Healing Environment and the values of respect, integrity, accountability, commitment and quality while assigning diagnosis and procedure codes to inpatient, observation stay, same day surgery, cath lab, endoscopy, outpatient and emergency services medical records using ICD (International Classification of Disease) and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) coding and classification systems.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or GED
  • Registration/Certification as a CCS, CPC, CPC-H, CTR or RHIT, RHIA required
  • Knowledge of DRG's, APC's, modifiers and other payment methodologies
  • Two years of hospital acute care coding experience using ICD and CPT coding
  • Ability to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of professional practice standards, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes, clinical foundations, and clinical data management
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience coding at least two types of actue care patient encounters
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing providing excellent customer service
  • Basic computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Windows
  • Basic proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience preferred; Cerner strongly preferred

*Must pass pre-employment screening

Company Overview

Yavapai Regional Medical Center is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare provider that offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services. Our healing network includes two full-service acute care hospitals, primary and specialty care clinics, the YRMC Wellness Center and the YRMC Del E. Webb Outpatient Center. YRMC's unmatched continuum of care covers a 5,500 square mile service area and includes cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, a comprehensive Women's Health Pavilion and Arizona's only Patient Blood Management Program. YRMC has earned numerous awards for quality and has earned national recognition as an exceptional provider of care. Our MissionTo provide comprehensive, high quality healthcare consistent with our communities' needs.Our VisionCreating a "Total Healing Environment" wherein the people of YRMC work in partnership with the patients and their families seeking peace of mind and peace of heart as well as physical cures or comfort because we understand the indivisible relationship that exists between body, mind and the human spirit. Our ValuesRespect: Behaving in a way that honors self and others.Integrity: Being consistent and honest in word and deed. Accountability: Following through and being answerable for one's performance.Commitment: Demonstrating dedication to one's work, personal development, the organization, the Mission and the Vision.Quality: Providing service excellence.