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20000206 Requisition #

Medical Center Health Information Management Coding -

Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, integrity, excellence, teamwork and wholeness.

The Coder 2-HIM performs International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding and abstracts data from the legal medical record for facilities, licensed under LLUMC and contracted other LLUH 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. The Coder 2-HIM must be able to perform Inpatient and/or Outpatient Surgery coding. Works with students and coding interns as requested. Performs other duties as needed.

High School Diploma or GED 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 coding experience required, preferably in Inpatient coding and/or Outpatient Surgery coding. Certified Coding Specialist credential through AHIMA required.

 

Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred. Knowledge of the standards of Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association. 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. Able to distinguish colors as necessary; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone, and identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the workplace; see adequately to read computer screens, and written documents necessary to the position.

Loma Linda University Health is a Seventh-day Adventist, faith and values based Christian institution. Candidates must understand and embrace the mission, purpose, and identity of Loma Linda and its affiliated entities.


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity. We provide equal opportunities in all aspects of the employment process to every individual, regardless of gender, race, color, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals requesting an accommodation due to a disability. If you need accommodation assistance with accessing our job listings or completing an application, or during any other phase of employment with us, please contact Human Resources Management at (909) 651-4001.


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