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ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL • COLUMBUS, NC • (828) 894-3311

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When you join the St. Luke’s team, you commit to providing the highest level of diligence, compassion, and attention at every impact point. To become a member of one of the highest rated healthcare institutions in the region, apply online now!

Through MyChart, you can immediately and securely access your digital healthcare records through a desktop or a smartphone app. That access includes current health issues and upcoming appointments, prompt notification of test results, medication, and instructions for taking each medication. You can instantly review your allergy list and immunization history, physical exams, and preventive care procedures. MyChart makes it easy to record day-to-day blood pressure, weight, and steps, by linking personal devices and apps such as Fitbit and Apple Health.
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Job Posting

Coding Specialist/ Full-time Days
Position: Coding Specialist
Location: Columbus, NC

St. Luke’s Hospital has a new opportunity for an experienced Coding Specialist! Our hospital is one of very few critical access hospitals in the country that earned 5-Stars in patient satisfaction from CMS in 2020 and we need YOU to help us get to the next level! In this role, you will be part of a progressive team dedicated to advancing the goals of the hospital, meeting the needs of our rural community, and providing outstanding care to our patients. At St. Luke’s, we ALL make a difference!.

Essential Functions:
Performs coding assignment for Inpatient, Emergency Department, and Outpatient records as required for compliance with federal regulations according to diagnoses, operations, and procedures using ICD-10 and CPT-4 classification system, utilizing current computer programs utilized hospital-wide.

Required Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Prefer an Associate Degree in Medical Records (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), with two years of prior coding experience and extensive knowledge of optimization techniques and DRG’s. Nonaccredited individual with at least 5 years of coding experience and demonstrated ability may be substituted.

Extensive knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes, encoding software and DRG optimization. ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding experience. Typing skills and word processing experience are necessary. Must possess ability to make independent, responsible decisions while upholding policies and procedures. Requires effective actions in communicating and dealing with public and internal clients. Skills to communicate orally, and in writing, in a clear and concise manner with physicians, administration, staff, and public.

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day

Contact Information
Sommar Waters (HIM) - Health Informatics Director
Medical Records

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