Coder II- Goldendale, WA

Employer: Klickitat Valley Health

Job Description:
Klickitat Valley Health is looking for a Medical Coder II to join the Health Information Management team. This full-time position offers 40 hours a week.

Benefits include medical/vision/Rx, dental, long term disability, retirement plan and a generous amount of Paid Time Off.

KVH is offering a $2,000.00 sign-on bonus.

General Summary:
The Medical Coder II is an administrative healthcare professional that carefully reviews all inpatient and outpatient medical records and assigns appropriate ICD and CPT codes to the record for billing. The Medical Coder II is a resource for all staff and providers as it relates to correct coding for optimal reimbursement. The Medical Coder II demonstrates excellence in customer service during interactions with employees, managers/supervisors, patients, patient family members, customers, vendors, etc. and works collaboratively with colleagues and departments throughout the organization to provide optimal care services in a professional, ethical and knowledgeable fashion. Maintains a safe, clean and organized work environment.

Minimum Education, Training & Experience (includes licenses or certifications):

High school diploma or GED required.
Graduate of an accredited medical billing / coding program or a minimum of two (2) years of applicable experience including ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding, plus education with ICD-10 coding standards.
National coder certification required.

- Reviews inpatient and outpatient medical records to identify the principal diagnosis and all applicable secondary diagnoses and procedures.
- Assigns ICD-10CM and CPT- 4 codes to records.
- Enters coded and other related data into the hospital information management system for claims processing.
- Queries/verifies with other staff, including providers, on correct coding and documentation requirements.
- Acts a resource for questions and troubleshooting related to coding and / or billing process.
- Remains current on coding trends and advances or changes to universal coding system(s).
- Performs other related duties as assigned/required.

Contact Person:
Location: Goldendale, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: $20.04 - $24.43/ HR

Posted on June 29, 2022

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