This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement based on medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.
Under the general direction of the Director of Revenue Integrity/Coding, the Coder IV is responsible for the performance of daily operations of the coding area of the Revenue Integrity Department. This position serves as a resource for the other members of the coding team. Coordinates activities to assure continuity of service.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school graduate or equivalent required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Health Information
Technology/Management required. RHIA, RHIT, and/or CCS certification required or eligible to sit for any of the above exams.
Proficiency in ICD-9/ICD-10 and CPT-4 hospital coding assignment. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology required.
Minimum of five (5) years previous inpatient and outpatient coding experience required in a hospital acute-care setting.
Steward Health Care complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability. Steward Health Care does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.