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Health Information Management Medical Coder

Job ID: 21040

SalaryApproximate Hours Per Week
Pay is dependent on experience
EmployerDate Posted
Wellstone Regional Hospital
Jeffersonville, Indiana United States
January 14, 2014
Position TypeApplications Accepted Until
Non-Degreed PositionsFebruary 14, 2014
Description
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

Wellstone Regional Hospital is a 100-bed acute care facility located in Jeffersonville, Indiana and has been providing quality health care to the residents of Southern Indiana and the Louisville area since 2003. Wellstone specializes in the treatment of Adolescents, Children, Adults, CD, and the Geriatric population. In addition to our in-patient services, we offer out-patient programs as well. Wellstone currently has a HIM Coder position available full-time, Monday thru Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm. Under the direction of the Medical Records Director, the Coder/Abstractor is responsible for the accurate coding and abstracting of information according to the current classification system. Following hospital, state, and federal rules on release of information, reviews requests for patient information and determines if release is valid. This is a non-exempt position.

Qualifications
Education: Medical coding certification and high school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience: At least two (2) years experience in health care information management/medical records and a thorough knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

Licensure: Must have a valid driver's license; must be a Certified Professional Coder (CPC.)

Additional Requirements: Typing speed of at least 40 wpm preferred. May be required to work occasional overtime and able to work flexible hours.

Candidates will required National, State, and Local background checks, Fingerprinting, Drug test, Child Protective Services check, National Sex Offender check, and reference checks.

How to Apply
Apply online at uhsinc.com.
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