Hartford HealthCare Corp.
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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, almost 35,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.
The creation of the HHC System Support Office recognizes the work of a large and growing group of employees whose responsibilities are continually evolving so that we and our departments now work on behalf of the system as a whole, rather than a single member organization.
With the creation of our new umbrella organization we now have our own identity with a unique payroll, benefits, performance management system, service recognition programs and other common practices across the system.
Reviews inpatient clinical documentation to determine the appropriate assignment of alpha numeric diagnosis/procedure codes and Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups (MS-DRG). Data is classified for internal and external statistical reporting, research, regulatory compliance and reimbursement.
Codes high dollar and more complex accounts including but not limited to, medical, surgical behavioral health, IP Rehabilitation and others.
Complete on a daily basis cases that have been assigned for review of edits, etc.
Assists in training and mentoring new coders to become acclimated to new environment, and understand internal coding policies and procedures
This position reports to Inpatient Coding Manager.
Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience
Two to four years of progressive on-the-job experience in an acute hospital.
Licensure, Certification, Registration
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) required and maintained thereafter.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:
Strong knowledge of:
Strong ability to:
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.