Job ID
Full Time
Department Name
Health Information Management

Short Description

Assist with HIM coding operations.


Support HIM Inpatient/Outpatient/Contract Coders as needed.


Liaison with Coding Contractors.


Provides ongoing instruction and information for Coding staff and others as appropriate on ICD-10 and CPT Coding, and DRG assignment.


Develops and updates policies to improve coding and abstracting integrity.


Monitors inpatient DNFB reports to ensure accounts are coded in a timely manner.


Works collaboratively with other departments including but not limited to Clinical Documentation Improvement, Compliance and Revenue Cycle to resolve issues.


Responds to external and internal audits for government and private payers.


Monitors coding accuracy and productivity.


Attends hospital committee meetings to provide information on coding guidelines and documentation requirements.


Monitor and maintain coder quality and productivity.



Special Requirements

Scheduled Days / Hours: M - F; License (or Certification):CCS Required; License (or Certification):RHIA Preferred; License (or Certification):RHIT Preferred; Education:ASSOCIATE Required


Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree required in Health Information Management or equivalent experience.


3 - 5 years Supervisory/Management experience.


5 - 7 years Coding experience in an Acute Care setting. Minimum 3 years inpatient coding experience


Experience and/or knowledge of outpatient coding (ED, SDS/ASC, Observation, interventional radiology, cardiac cath, ancillary, etc.)


Knowledge of DRG assignment, NJ DRG System and PRO requirements


Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology


RHIT Certification (Registered Health Information Technician) or 


RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) preferred and


CCS (Certified Coding Specialist). 



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