Thursday, July 9, 2009

Job: In Patient Hospital Medical Coder - JNIL-090708c

The Opportunity:JNT Consulting LLC is seeking an experienced In-Patient Hospital Medical Coder

Position: In-Patient Hospital Medical Coder
Location: Northern Illinois
Code: JNIL-090708c

About the Environment of the Opportunity:Working at this facility is special. Their “hello principle" or “elevator etiquette" provide a positive, caring and patient-focused environment. The operating practices and core standards of behavior (attitude, communication, ownership, commitment to co-workers, and prompt response) create the culture and guide every journey to excellence. Working within such a supportive system allows every staff to use their talents to the fullest.

The hospital is a stand-alone same day surgery and treatment center, and several locations for imaging and patient therapy. Although the system has grown overtime, both hospitals have been part of Lake County for over 100 years.

As surrounding medical centers discontinued inpatient Behavioral Health Services, the center embraced its position as the sole service provider in Lake County. With sustained experience, our team of independent psychiatrists and psychologists, nurses and other care professionals have a unique understanding of how to help people of all ages manage personal crises. The hospital is also the sole provider in Lake County for inpatient rehabilitation. Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) signifies that the facility's treatment programs meet rigorous internationally recognized standards for inpatient rehabilitation. Our role in Lake County as a center specializing in inpatient Behavioral Health, inpatient Rehabilitation and Corporate Health services was established in July of 2005 when all acute services were relocated to the Medical Center.

Package of benefits include a competitive salary, Medical PPO Insurance (deductibles and co-insurance are waived for healthcare services received at a the System facility), Dental, Vision, Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance, Supplemental Life, Spouse/Dependent Life, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Education Assistance, 401(k) Retirement Savings Program, Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave, Scholarship Program, and various company discounts.

Minimum Competencies:
1. Requires Certification in either RHIA, RHIT and/or CCS
2. 2 years prior experience in hospital inpatient and outpatient coding (Note: experience in a Physician's Clinical Office not useful)
3. Experienced to abstract necessary codes from the information provided
4. Must complete and pass a coding test before hire

1. The main responsibilities include: coding medical records using ICD-9-CM and CPT-4coding classifications
2. Perform data collection, data entry, and quality indicator review
3. Will execute discharge assembly and analysis

Compensation: DOE (Depending on Experience)
Salary + Benefits

Please submit your resume in word file and must indicate the position code: JNIL-090708c on your subject line and attach your resume.

To submit your resume to: with Code: JNIL-090708c

All qualifying candidates will be interviewed by telephone for screening purposes. Succeeding steps will follow to those who will become strong candidate for the position.

When your qualification will not match to all of the requirements of this position, your Resume will be put in our active database for future consideration of any employment opportunity. Thank you.

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