Remote Inpatient Medical Coder – Full Time

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Website Datavant

Datavant protects, connects, and delivers the world’s health data to power better decisions and advance human health. We are a data logistics company for healthcare whose products and solutions enable organizations to move and connect data securely. Datavant has a network of networks consisting of thousands of organizations, more than 70,000 hospitals and clinics, 70% of the 100 largest health systems, and an ecosystem of 500+ real-world data partners.

By joining Datavant today, you’re stepping onto a highly collaborative, remote-first team that is passionate about creating transformative change in healthcare. We hire for three traits: we want people who are smart, nice, and get things done. We invest in our people and believe in hiring for high-potential and humble individuals who can rapidly grow their responsibilities as the company scales. Datavant is a distributed, remote-first team, and we empower Datavanters to shape their working environment in a way that suits their needs.

We’re looking for experienced and credentialed inpatient coders to become an integral part of our team. The ideal candidate for this role possesses high attention to detail and a depth of knowledge in medical terminology. This role is fully remote with a flexible schedule, allowing you to help shape the future of healthcare from your own workspace!

Responsibilities

What you will do:

  • Reviews medical records and assigns accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures.
  • Assigns and sequences codes accurately based on medical record documentation.
  • Assigns the appropriate discharge disposition to medical records.
  • Abstracts and enters the coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements.
  • Communicates documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution.
  • Maintains 95% coding accuracy rate and 95% accuracy rate for MS-DRG assignment and maintains site designated productivity standards.
  • Maintains minimum production of 1 charts per hour or site specific productivity standards.
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Communicates professionally with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues.

Qualifications

What you will bring to the table:  

  • A minimum of 2 years of inpatient coding facility experience
  • CCS, RHIT, or RHIA preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Bonus points if:

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree from an AHIMA-certified HIM or Nursing Program, or completion of a certificate program from AAPC with a preference for CCS
  • Level 1 trauma facility experience
  • Experience in computerized encoding and abstracting software

Perks:

  • Full Benefits including a 401k Savings Plan
  • Access to 20-24 free CEUs per year, provided by Datavant, to support your continuous professional development
  • Compensation for AAPC/AHIMA dues
  • Company-provided equipment including computer, monitor, mouse, etc
  • Comprehensive training led by a credentialed professional coding manager
  • Exceptional service-style management and mentorship (we’re in this together!)

To ensure the safety of patients and staff, many of our clients require post-offer health screenings and proof and/or completion of various vaccinations such as the flu shot, Tdap, COVID-19, etc. Any requests to be exempted from these requirements will be reviewed by Datavant Human Resources and determined on a case-by-case basis. Depending on the state in which you will be working, exemptions may be available on the basis of disability, medical contraindications to the vaccine or any of its components, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, and/or religion.

This position requires that you provide a high-speed internet connection, subject to applicable expense reimbursement requirements (if any), and a work environment free from distractions. Please note that 1 or more assessments may be required as a condition to being hired for this role. There is no COVID vaccine requirement for this role.

Pay ranges for this job title may differ based on location, responsibilities, skills, experience, and other requirements of the role.  The estimated pay range for this role is $32 – $42 per hour.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Equal Pay Act Minimum Range

$30.00 – $40.00 per hour

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