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Hospital Medical Coder - Full Time - JVMC

Company: Steward Health Care System
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Come work with us at Jordan Valley Medical Center! JVMC is a community based hospital that has many diverse career opportunities. We work as a team, involving all employees, to provide the highest level of care to our patients. It is this teamwork that allows for career growth and promotes continuous learning.

JVMC has been serving the health care needs of the Southwest Valley for more than 30 years. This busy full-service hospital offers its neighbors a wide range of medical services and advanced medical technologies backed by a dedicated and caring staff. As the area has grown, Jordan Valley Medical Center has responded by expanding its services, offering Women's Services, NICU, ICU, Med Surg, Surgical Services, Physical Therapy, Trauma ER, Orthopedics, a Cancer Center, Rehab, and Cardiology.

Whether you want to work with patients in a clinical position, or your skills are in another field like maintenance, customer service, laboratory, administration, or even food production, there are roles suited for you at JVMC.

www.jordanvalleymc.org/about-us

HIM Coder

Accountable for conversion of diagnoses and treatment procedures into codes using an international classification of diseases. Requires skill in the sequencing of diagnoses/procedures to optimize reimbursement. Ensures that records are coded in an accurate and timely manner. Demonstrates the knowledge and assessment skills necessary to communicate, educate, and provide a therapeutic and safe environment for specific age groups served. Must be able to respect diversity of each individuals values, culture, spiritual beliefs, and other socio-economic issues in addressing the needs of patients, visitors, and co-workers. Effectively interacts with clients and other health team members while maintaining professional standards. Participates in Performance Improvement Activities.Age of Population Served: Infant, Child, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric.Ensures that patient records are accurately coded utilizing ICD-10-CM and CPT codes and guidelines. Efficiently utilizes computerized coding/abstracting equipment.

Requirements:

+ High school graduate or equivalent.

+ Must have extensive knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology, and disease processes.

+ May participate in on the job training to become competent and proficient in the field.

+ Knowledge of diagnoses/procedures in accordance with inpatient Hospital ICD 10 CM and CPT coding principles.

+ Knowledge of DRG prospective payment systems.

+ AAPC or AHIMA coding certification required.

Benefits Offered

We have many plans with various deductibles, which can cover individuals or families so you can customize a plan that will work for you! Steward Health Care works with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to provide affordable health insurance for our employees in benefit eligible positions. Our Health Plans Highlights are:

+ Deductibles will not apply to services provided by a Steward provider (Tier 1).

+ Office visits copays will be $0 when a member uses a Steward Provider (Tier 1).

+ Mental Health and Substance Abuse office visits will be $0 for all In-Network providers (Tier1, Tier 2, and Tier 3).

Other Benefits provided:

+ Dental, Vision, Health Care Savings Account, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, and more.

Steward Health Care is an equal opportunity employer Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Jordan Valley Medical Center is directly or indirectly owned by an entity that proudly includes physician owners, including certain members of the hospital's medical staff.

Steward Hospitals are taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear.

Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience:

+ Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible.

+ Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.

+ Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients.

+ A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital.

+ A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety.

You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Keywords: Steward Health Care System, West Jordan , Hospital Medical Coder - Full Time - JVMC, Other , West Jordan, Utah

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