Inpatient Coding Specialist

Baptist Health

Job Description

Baptist Health is the largest healthcare system serving central Alabama, providing comprehensive hospital-based and outpatient services to nearly 60 percent of the residents in Montgomery, Autauga and Elmore counties. To learn more about Baptist Health, visit us at https://www.baptistfirst.org.


This position is responsible for assignment of diagnoses and procedure codes for the billing process and the statistical database. This position is also responsible for routinely tracking the incomplete Medicare records awaiting DRG prompter responses. Responsible for daily maintenance of the unbilled accounts report. Works in conjunction with Corporate Compliance department to assure all coding is based on complete and accurate documentation that is reflective of the patient's medical condition and severity of illness.


High School graduate or equivalent required.
Completion of American Health Information Management approved RHIT or RHIA course and or completion of college level courses in anatomy and physiology and related science courses, preferred.
Two (2) years coding experience in an acute care setting. RHIT, CCS, RHIA or CIC required.Skill in the use of computers.
Ability to effectively manage time and schedules.
Ability to monitor and or maintain quality control standards.
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.

Primary Location: Baptist Medical Center South

Work Locations: Baptist Medical Center South 2105 E South Blvd ZIP Code 36116 Montgomery


Organization: Baptist Health

Schedule: Regular

Shift: Standard

Job Type: Full-time

Day Job

Job Posting: 05/20/2018, 11:00:00 PM

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