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Medical Coder Inpatient

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Location: Denver, CO, United States
Category: Administrative/Clerical Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 68897
Date Posted: Dec 28, 2022

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Coder Inpatient

This is a full-time, remote/work from home, hourly position on the UCHealth Inpatient Coding team. Potential opportunity for eligible out-of-state applicants. Assigns ICD-10-CM and PCS codes using computer-assisted-coding tools, and applies appropriate coding classifications for assigned areas/record types.

Job Duties

· Reviews account day after admission and assigns appropriate ICD-10 and PCS codes. Review accounts throughout the stay and updates coding as documentation is added.

· Collaborates with physicians, CDI, and Quality to ensure accurate and complete coding, and to capture any quality measures needed.

· Partner with Compliance and department committees to clarify any coding issues.

· Enhances coding knowledge and skills with continuing education activities and by reviewing pertinent literature.


· High School Diploma or GED

· Relevant Inpatient Coding experience

· Coding-related certification from AHIMA or AAPC


· Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification

The pay range for this position is: $24.11 - $36.17 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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