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Certified HIM Coder

Universal Health Services


Location:
RENO, NV
Date:
08/17/2017
2017-08-172017-09-16
Job Code:
239750
Categories:
  • Healthcare
  • Behavioral Health
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatric
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Job Details





Certified HIM Coder

Job Code:  239750
Facility: West Hills Hospital
Location: RENO, NV US Western
Region: Western
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Administrative
 
Category: Office/Clerical
FTE: .5
Position Summary:

Position Summary:

Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries-acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. With more than 74,000 people employed by UHS subsidiaries, UHS’s business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS’s well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style.

UHS has been recognized as a Fortune 500 company and is listed as one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies.

West Hills Hospital is a 95-bed acute care inpatient psychiatric hospital located in Reno, Nevada, specializing in behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment options for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Our facility maintains a full-time medical staff of psychiatrists to oversee programs, patients and care. This ensures you or your loved one will always be in the hands of a professional medical service provider and will receive the most evidence based care available. West Hills Hospital is JCAHO accredited and is the only facility licensed in northern Nevada to treat children and adolescents.

Job Description: The Certified HIM Coders is accountable for the conversion of diagnoses and procedures into codes using the ICD–10 CM/PCS classification system. This position requires skill in sequencing of diagnoses/procedures to ensure appropriate reimbursement and compliance with coding guidelines and federal/state laws. The Certified HIM Coders ensures records are coded in an accurate and timely manner. Additionally, the coder position encompasses all aspects of the HIM department to include but not limited to assembly, analysis, filing, auditing and release of information.

 
Requirements

Job Requirements:

Education: High School graduate or equivalent with one of the following coding credentials: CCS (preferred), CCS-P, CCA, CPC, or CPC-H

Experience: A minimum of four (4) years experience in coding/HIM preferred.

Licensure: Must maintain a valid Nevada driver's license. CCS (preferred), CCS-P, CCA, CPC, or CPC-H


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