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Tenet Healthcare Inpatient Coder Full Time Days Remote in Modesto, California

Doctors Medical Center Modesto is a full-service, comprehensive health care facility, dedicated to providing the finest medical care for the community. From preventative and diagnostic services, to expertise in some of the world's leading technologies, DMC's multidisciplinary team of physicians and healthcare professionals is dedicated to your good health and well-being. Recognized for innovative cardiac and neonatal intensive care to advanced stroke and trauma treatment, the outstanding doctors at DMC represent most major medical specialties.

Reporting to the Coding Manager, the Medical Records Coder is responsible for coding; analyzing and abstracting patient records both retrospectively and concurrently in accordance with UHDDS, Medicare, MediCal and Tenet coding guidelines using ICD-10-CM, CPT. Coder will review medical records to assign diagnosis and procedure codes, creating APC, MS-DRG, or APR group assignments. Communicates with the physician and/or hospital departments for clarification of documentation/registration/charge issues. Reviews medical records to correctly abstract POA indicators, discharge disposition, physician consultations, etc. Keeps abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements. Reports concerns to assigned Coding Quality Coordinator and/or Manager for resolution.

  • 3 years acute care hospital Inpatient Coding required, preferably in a HIM/Coding department

  • Must take and pass Tenet Coding Marker exam prior to hire

  • Please look in Taleo for full list of requirements

Job: Non-Clinical/Administrative

Organization: Doctors Medical Center of Modesto

Title: Inpatient Coder Full Time Days Remote

Location: CA-Modesto

Requisition ID: 2005025991