PRN Corporate Coder (Remote based in US)

Employer
Other Staff
Location
Dallas, Texas
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Jun 17, 2024
Closes
Jun 21, 2024
Ref
2777526067
Position Type
Staff
Hours
Full Time
Practice Setting
Government
Work Mode
On-site, Remote
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporation / LLC
The PRN Corporate Coder ("CC") functions under the direction of the Health Information Corporate Coding Manager. The CC is responsible for accurate coding and abstracting of clinical information from the medical record. The CC is responsible for maintaining standards for coding data quality and integrity, as well as productivity within established guidelines. The CC is responsible for coding of Tenet facilities as assigned, assisting with productive coding to maintain DNFC, assisting with quality chart reviews, assisting with the training of new CC's and/or other projects where indicated. A pre-employment coding proficiency assessment will be administered.
  • Accurately and productively code/abstract patient health documentation for Tenet facilities.
  • Utilize coding abilities to review flagged cases, in CARDS and RevInt for coding accuracy.
  • Assisting in coding quality reviews/audits and second level reviews as needed.
  • Attends Tenet coding educations and maintains coding credentials.

Required:
  • Associates or higher-level degree in a Health Information Management discipline.
  • Successful completion of at least one AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) certified program with achievement of the correlating professional credential preferred (RHIA, RHIT, and / or CCS, etc.).
  • 1-3 years inpatient coding experience.
  • Skilled and working knowledge of MS Office suite.
  • Strong technical background and electronic medical record experience.
  • Coding experience in a large, complex health system.

Preferred:
  • Bachelor's or higher-level degree in a Health Information Management discipline.
  • 3+ years of inpatient coding experience.

Compensation and Benefit Information

Compensation
  • Pay: $26.40 to $39.00 per hour. Compensation depends on location, qualifications, and experience.
  • Position may be eligible for a signing bonus for qualified new hires, subject to employment status.
  • Observed holidays receive time and a half.


Benefits

The following benefits are available, subject to employment status:
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability, life, AD&D and business travel insurance
  • Paid time off (vacation & sick leave)
  • Discretionary 401k with up to 6% employer match
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Health savings accounts, healthcare & dependent flexible spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance program, Employee discount program
  • Voluntary benefits include pet insurance, legal insurance, accident and critical illness insurance, long term care, elder & childcare, auto & home insurance.
  • For Colorado employees, paid leave in accordance with Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act is available.


Tenet Healthcare complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.