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Coder Abstractor II - HIM Coding Abstracting NWR

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Everett
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Coder Abstractor II (1.0 FTE, DAY SHIFT) to the HIM Coding Abstracting NWR Department at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA.

APPLY TODAY! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with some additional questions from our Modern Hire System.

The Coder Abstractor II is responsible for the coding/abstracting of acute care services, which may include inpatient, outpatient surgery and/or other outpatient services, and/or ED encounters (including charging-related functions such as E/M levels & charges) in accordance with all regulatory requirements, official, authoritative coding sources (e.g., official coding guidelines), and all facility requirements.

In this position you will:

  • Appropriately and accurately identifies/assigns codes according to the appropriate classification system for the category of the patient encounter. Completes patient discharge case abstracts
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Maintains professional growth and development
  • Participates in all staff meetings and mandatory in-services and training programs as well as unit/department performance improvement activities.
  • Identifies role and responsibility in complying with facility and unit specific safety and security policies, plans and procedures
  • Effectively and efficiently manages and meets essential functions, responsibilities and requirements of the position with an appropriate level of independence.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree and/or higher degree in a healthcare related program
  • Accreditation as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
  • ANY ONE of the following hospital/acute care related AHIMA or AAPC coding credentials:
  • CEDC
  • CIC
  • COC
  • CPC
  • CCA
  • CCS

  • One (1) year acute hospital based coding experience - inpatient, ED, or ASU

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in a program related to Health Information Management or Health Information Technology
  • Graduate of an AHIMA accredited Health Information Technology or Health Information Management program or self-study course
  • A passing score on the national certification examination for RHIA or RHIT Associate degree in Health Information Technology
  • CPC-H
  • CCS certification
  • One (1) year hospital based HIM department background experience or experience through practicum of an AHIMA accredited Health Information Technology or Health Information Management program

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state's most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient's experience throughout the continuum of care.

The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.

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