MED RECORDS CODER
Community Hospital San Bernardino - San Bernardino, CA

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The Medical Records Coder is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of coding and abstracting. The coder will remain abreast of all developments in the field of coding of medical information and data. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of Community Hospital of San Bernardino. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall support Community Hospital of San Bernardino strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality improvement, process, and activities.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of two (2) years inpatient and/or outpatient coding experience and/or ER charging, utilizing the medical record as a primary source document, in an acute care facility using ICD-9-CM, CPT, and DRGs is required.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIREMENTS: Thorough understanding of medical terminology, pharmacology, anatomy and physiology, A complete understanding of coding guidelines and principles. Accurate keystrokes at a minimum of 25 to 35 words per minute., and ability to use basic office equipment is required,complete understanding of APC's and how it relates to coding and charging and ability to use basic office equipment is required.

LICENSURES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Graduate from an accredited coding program recognized by the American Health Information Management with Coding certificate, Medical coding certificate is required. (RRA), (ART), or (CCS) certification is preferred.

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Community Hospital of San Bernardino is a non-profit acute care facility with 343 beds and 1,500 employees, located in the heart of the Inland Empire. Our hospital provides quality and affordable health care services to our community. Named as a "Top Employer to Work for in the Inland Empire" , we are truly an employer of choice.

Owned by Dignity Health , the largest nonprofit health care system in the western United States, Community Hospital of San Bernardino is a quality leader and fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for: Showing respect for all people by providing excellent care.

The family atmosphere, compassionate patient care, dedication to its employees and 100+ years of service to the community makes this hospital the place to embark upon the next step in your career. Join us as we continue to make history in the Inland Empire.

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