Health Information Management Coder – RHIA

Salina Regional Health Center

Introduction:

Salina Regional is now an integrated health system. Primary care physicians are an integral part of Salina Regional. The connection between a patient and his or her primary care physician is the relationship that most impacts health. Subspecialist physicians also are an integral part of Salina Regional, so we have the necessary elements for clinically integrating primary, subspecialty and hospital care. Affiliations with health care providers throughout the Sunflower Health Network have built a foundation for taking that integration to a regional level. Through its hospitals, physicians, clinical and support services, and affiliates, Salina Regional’s health system improves wellness, strives to provide exceptional care for the sick and injured, and meets health needs from prenatal care to end of life. Salina Regional insists on excellence. Throughout Salina Regional there is a culture of continuous improvement to achieve ever higher standards of patient access, clinical and service quality, affordability, and organizational sustainability. Throughout this culture is the insistence that we do what’s best for the patient. Salina Regional provides systems of health and systems of care. As the regional leader in north central Kansas providing a full continuum of integrated services, Salina Regional embraces the role of facilitating regional integration. Our primary care physicians are at the nexus of:

  • Systems of care, including illness and injury diagnosis, clinical intervention, rehabilitation, and end of life care, and
  • Systems of health, emphasizing prevention of illness and injury and maintenance and improvement of health status. Salina Regional collaborates to sustain access. Salina Regional Health Center leads regional initiatives and actively collaborates with the Sunflower Health Network, higher education institutions, regional health care providers, and others to develop and sustain access to comprehensive, highly coordinated services close to home.

Job Description:

The inpatient coder assures quality and timely submission of diagnosis and procedure codes for data retrieval and reimbursement. The position performs retrospective coding for all acute, inpatient records following ICD-10-CM/PCS Code Set guidelines. CMS rules/regulations and third party payors are also utilized for ethical, accurate and appropriate code assignment. This position follows-up as needed on audit results or denials and works with other departments to support revenue cycle activity. This position may cross-train to support outpatient coding/charging functions for certain patient types utilizing CPT code set.
 
Minimum Experience
 
  • Five years coding experience in a hospital setting
 
Required Registration/License/Certification
 
  • Registration as an R.H.I.A.
 
Minimum Education
 
  • Associates degree in Health Information Science preferred

 

Apply Online: https://www.srhc.com/careers/professional-technical.php