CIOX Health Talent Acquisition

Coding Consultant Inpatient 2

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/13/2021 4:46 PM)
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HIM / Coding


Assigns diagnostic and procedural codes to patient records using ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS codes.


A Coding Consultant, Inpatient - Level 2 codes complex cases for all lengths of stays and as needed, audits the work of Level 1 and Level 2 Coding Consultants.


  • Full-Time: Flexible Schedule.
  • Full Benefits: PTO, Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance, 401k Savings Plan & Tuition Reimbursement, AHIMA/AAPC Dues Compensation, 20-24 Free CEUs offered per year and $2,500 Sign-On Bonus.
  • Location: This role will be performed at one location (Remote/WFH).
  • Additional Details: Academic and/or Teaching Facility experience preferred. Systems include EPIC and 3M.


  • Reviews medical records and assigns accurate codes for diagnoses and procedures.
  • Assigns and sequences codes accurately based on medical record documentation.
  • Assigns the appropriate discharge disposition to medical records.
  • Abstracts and enters the coded data for hospital statistical and reporting requirements.
  • Audits the work of Level 1 & 2 Coders, if applicable.
  • Communicates documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution.
  • Maintains 95% coding accuracy rate and 95% accuracy rate for MS-DRG assignment and maintains site designated productivity standards.
  • Maintains minimum production of 1 charts per hour or site specific productivity standards.
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Communicates professionally with co-workers, management, and hospital staff regarding clinical and reimbursement issues.



  • Typically works remotely, accessing work related tasks via VPN access. 
  • Reports to work as scheduled. 
  • Willing and able to travel when necessary, if applicable. 
  • Complies with all Company and HIM Division policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for tracking continuing education credits to maintain professional credentials. 
  • Attends mandatory sponsored in-service and/or education meetings as required. 
  • Adheres to the American Health Information Management Association’s code of ethics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Associate or Bachelor’ degree from AHIMA certified HIM Program or Nursing Program or completion of certificate program with CCS preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language.
  • A minimum of 1-5 years of coding experience in a hospital and/or coding consulting role.
  • Experience in computerized encoding and abstracting software.
  • Required to take and pass annual Introductory HIPAA examination and other assigned testing to be given



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