Coder IV PRN

SCL Health
Broomfield, CO
Post Date:
November 24, 2022
Job Status:






You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Coding Specialist IV.




Your attention to detail is tangible: you take pride in your work. Youre an effective communicator who possesses a strong independent drive and focus.  You have in-depth knowledge of medical science with sound technical skills.




Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.








System Services is our Corporate Headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado and is located within the Oracle campus. SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the well-being of the people we serve.




Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.








Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.




Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.




Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.




Your day.




As a Coding Specialist IV, you need to know how to:



  • Assign ICD, CPT and HCPCS coding classifications based on clinical documentation and/or physician orders. Utilize appropriate tools, resources and guidelines to determine codes and assign principal and secondary diagnoses.
  • Obtain clarification from physicians, clinical departments and others on documentation questions, as needed. Perform coding at an advanced level of coding complexity.
  • Code for multiple facilities and combinations of hospital chart types.
  • Maintain assigned work queues within defined processing timeframe and meet or exceed productivity standards.
  • Run all inpatient accounts through the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) analyzer to determine that the codes are sequenced correctly and all code combinations have been considered to assure accurate DRG assignment.
  • Verify data abstracted and entered from the EMR. Ensure integrity of the database for internal and external data reporting.
  • Respond in a timely manner to inquiries from Revenue Services related to use of codes and modifiers within the billing process to assure accuracy and avoid delays in the billing process. 



Your experience.




We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:



  • Associate Degree in Health Information or in Healthcare related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years in a hospital or acute care setting with multidisciplinary service lines, including inpatient coding using ICD
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), OR Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credential through American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Demonstrated computer software skills with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word and Excel)






  • Bachelors Degree
  • CPT coding experience
  • Demonstrated experience with coding software such as Encoder Pro or 3M



Your next move.




Now that you know more about being a Coding Specialist IV on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.




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