Seattle Children's Hospital Hospital Coder - Advanced in Seattle, Washington

Under general supervision, the Hospital Coder – Advanced is responsible for the collection of relevant, pertinent, accurate and timely diagnosis and/or procedural codes abstracted from all hospital case types including complex medical/surgical inpatient cases (such as neonates, pediatric cardiac surgery, pediatric cycle accounts, etc.) or other advanced types of services including surgical, observation, outpatient in a bed, and specialty procedures.. This includes effective use of hospital encoding systems and resources as well as recognizing what data can be abstracted, presented and interpreted for effective use throughout the hospital data cycle.. Performs other duties as assigned, which may include training others.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Associates Degree or two years' college coursework in Health Information Management or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 5 years hospital based coding experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years hospital based coding experience at Seattle Children’s Hospital for internal applicants.

Required Credentials:

  • One of the following credentials is required: AHIMA - Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), AHIMA - Certified Coding Specialist- Physician (CCS-P), AAPC- Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), AAPC- Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

Preferred:

  • RHIT or RHIA Certified thru AHIMA.

Working Job Title: Hospital Coder - Advanced

Job ID / Requisition Number: 2018-28434

FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)

Name: Revenue Integrity & Coding

Shift: Day Shift

Street: P.O. Box 5371 / 41-A

Requirements: Required Education/Experience:

  • Associates Degree or two years' college coursework in Health Information Management or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 5 years hospital based coding experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years hospital based coding experience at Seattle Children’s Hospital for internal applicants.

Required Credentials:

  • One of the following credentials is required: AHIMA - Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), AHIMA - Certified Coding Specialist- Physician (CCS-P), AAPC- Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), AAPC- Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

Preferred:

  • RHIT or RHIA Certified thru AHIMA.