AHMC Healthcare

  • Coder I

    Posted Date 8 months ago(4/4/2019 7:37 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-CA-San Gabriel
  • Overview

    The Coder I is required to ensure that all patient records are coded within the bill-hold limits (4 days).  The Coder I is further responsible to ensure that all charts pass the SMART cycle and are adjusted as needed.  The Coder I will work with the other coders regarding educational requirements and ensure that all coder processes align with the department guidelines.  The Coder I must have a thorough knowledge of ICD-10-CM, ICD-10 PCS and CPT conventions. A Coder I is responsible for abstracting data into Evident/Thrive system using 3M encoder.  Furthermore, a Coder I will work internally and externally with coding manager and outside auditors and consultants to ensure the efficiency and quality of coding.     


    The Coding Specialist I job summary includes but is not limited to:

    • Accurately code and abstract Emergency Department records (7 per hour, including E&M level and injections and infusions).
    • Accurately code outpatient referred cases and ancillary visits (25 encounters per hour).
    • Accurately code Obstetrical and Neonatal records (5 per hour).
    • Select and assign revenue codes based on CPT codes, where appropriate.
    • Perform medical record review for the timeliness and completeness of clinical documentation.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Certified Coding Assistant (CCA) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credentials from AHIMA.
    • Minimum of two (2) years coding experience in a hospital Health Information Management Department (may be substituted for credentials).
    • Minimum score on the SGVMC Coding Examination of at least 85%.


    San Gabriel Valley Medical Center

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    Health Information Mgmt


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