Under limited supervision, the Coder 2 is responsible for reviewing applicable documentation and assigning appropriate
procedure and diagnosis codes.
Essential Job Functions (typically up to 10):
Reviews notations, diagnosis, or procedure information in medical record to assign appropriate diagnosis and
procedure codes, ensuring accuracy and appropriateness of codes.
Applies knowledge of coding to solve unique or new cases resulting in the assignment and sequencing of diagnosis
and procedure codes related to the following:
Home health, interventional radiology, observation, ambulatory and/or inpatient professional surgery, and
coding less with charges between $150,000 and $500,000 and rehab.
Ensures documentation supports the level and type of service billed in compliance with billing regulations, provider
documentation, procedures and coding guidelines.
Maintains a thorough understanding of coding classification systems, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology,
pharmacology, disease processes, and surgical techniques.
Maintains compliance with quality and quantity standards along with demonstrated competency coding all types of
records as outlined in Coding Policies.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
(Minimum qualifications required for the job):
Associates Degree in Healthcare or related field, 2 years relevant experience in lieu of degree.
2 years relevant experience
Must have at least one of the following credentials: RHIA (Registered Health
Information Administrator), RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician), CCS (Certified Coding Specialist),
CPC (Certified Professional Coder), COC (Certified Outpatient Coder), CIC (Certified Inpatient Coder), CRC
(Certified Risk Adjustment Coder).
If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you. Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular are tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education.
About St. Luke’s
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are Idaho’s largest private employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life-changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.
With multiple locations in beautiful southern central Idaho and Oregon, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff - there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho and Oregon culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great area to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.
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- St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.