Hospital Coding Specialist ( Remote)

Overview

About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties.

St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christopher's is a Magnet® designated hospital and was recognized as a Women's Choice Award Best Children's Hospital.

In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home.

Responsibilities

The Coder performs and provides the primary source for data and information used in health care today and promotes provide/patient continuity, accurately database information and the ability to optimize reimbursement.

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Qualifications

Education:

High School Degree or its equivalent required. Associates or Bachelors Degree in Health Information or formalized coding training required. RHIT ( Registered Health Information Technician) , RHIA ( Registered Health Information Administrator) and/or CCS ( Certified Coding Specialist) required.

Experience:

A minimum of one-year previous experience coding in a hospital medical record department required. If no formal education or credentials, a minimum of five years coding experience in a hospital medical record department required. Experience in a tertiary level facility required.