• Rush University Medical Center
  • $178,480.00 -178,480.00/year*
  • Chicago, IL
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time
  • 3251 S Western Blvd

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Job Title: Coder - Per Diem

Department: Medical Records

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular Restricted PT (1 to 39 hours per pay period)


Job Number: 2019-1115

**Job Description:**

**Coder - Per Diem**

**Both inpatient and outpatient opportunities available**

**Position Highlights:**

Accurately and independently makes decisions based on specialized knowledge and standard protocol. This includes, but is not limited to coding inpatient and outpatient. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision, and values, and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

**Position Responsibilities:**

+ Assigns ICD-10-CM-PCS and/or CPT-4 diagnostic and procedure codes to patient charts with accuracy and attention to detail

+ Abstracts selected data items and enters in 3M encoder/Epic software with accuracy and attention to detail

+ Completes UHDDS data abstraction as required

+ Maintains a log of work performed

+ Completes other assigned duties as directed by management

**Position Qualifications Include:**

+ RHIA, RHIT, and/or CCS Certification preferred

+ Experience in medical record coding preferred

+ Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy and physiology required

+ Cooperates well with others

+ Competent attention to detail and accuracy

+ Proficient computer use and software applications

+ Ability to concentrate on task at hand in open distracting environment

+ Ability to apply local, state, and federal coding guidelines with attention to detail

**Company Highlights:**

+ Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

+ Rush is an academic health system comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

+ Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.

+ Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.

**Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.**
Associated topics: cardiothoracic, cell, diagnostic, health care, mental, occupational therapy, oncology, professor health, psychology, trauma

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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