Coding Intern, PBO-Coding

Job Description

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Primary Purpose:

Following national, state and organizational coding guidelines, the inpatient coder will thoroughly review inpatient medical records to identify and code all the diagnoses and procedures documented. The coder will use the 3M Encoder and computer assisted coding programs to assign codes and group records to MS-DRG's and APR-DRG's. The inpatient coder may be expected to code highly complex inpatient records including multiple traumas, burns, interventional cardiology and transplants and is aware of the impact of codes on expected mortality, patient safety indicators, payer denials, and other performance metrics.

Responsibilities

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Primary Purpose:

Following national, state and organizational coding guidelines, the inpatient coder will thoroughly review inpatient medical records to identify and code all the diagnoses and procedures documented. The coder will use the 3M Encoder and computer assisted coding programs to assign codes and group records to MS-DRG's and APR-DRG's. The inpatient coder may be expected to code highly complex inpatient records including multiple traumas, burns, interventional cardiology and transplants and is aware of the impact of codes on expected mortality, patient safety indicators, payer denials, and other performance metrics.

Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Formal education in basic ICD-10-CM and PCS coding, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology and disease processes is also required. Associate's or Bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field, preferred.