Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Coding Specialist Sr.

    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/9/2019 6:49 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Health Information Management (HIM)
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Senior Coding Specialist. Utilizing 3M encoding system, this position is responsible for accurate assignment of I-10 and CPT codes to inpatient and outpatient medical records for the purpose of reimbursement, research and compliance with federal regulations.  Coding Staff are required to meet coding quality and quantity standards.  Coding Staff are responsible for researching newly identified diagnoses and/or procedures for code assignments.



    Health Information Management department

    255 E. Main St.

    Columbus, OH  43215


    SCHEDULE:  FULL-TIME, day shift, (remote capability after quality and productivity standards met; candidates within commute radius to the location preferred.)


    Why Nationwide Children’s?

    The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

    Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

    Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

    Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.

    What Will You Be Doing?

    • Utilize the 3M encoder system to assign I-10 and CPT codes to inpatient medical records, calculate DRGS.
    • Code inpatient, OBS/OPS, ER, and other outpatient records utilizing I-10 and CPT coding system
    • Code 18 inpatient accounts, 35-40 OPS/OBS accts, 225 ED/UC accts or 300 diagnostic accounts per day
    • Meet weekly coding deadlines
    • Assist physicians in research projects by identifying the necessary ranges of disease or procedure codes.
    • Use Streamline Health, Provation, Cardio IMS, and Epic to access documentation for code assignments



    What Are We Looking For?

    To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:

    • HI technology graduate with successful completion of accreditation examination preferred.
    • CPC, COC or CCS certification required if RHIT certification not completed.
    • Minimum 2-3 years of acute care coding experience preferred
    • Working knowledge of ICD-10CM and I-10 PCS coding, CPT, and APRDRG’S. Epic familiarity preferred.
    • Computer literacy required with ability to key entry into 3M quickly.


    Your Benefits and Wellness:

    As an employer, Nationwide Children’s recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs. Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to:

    • Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities
    • Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being
    • Support your financial protection and security in retirement
    • Most positions are benefit eligible from the first day of employment.


    Minimum Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to lift objects weighing up to 20 lbs. (Occasionally)
    • Sitting (Frequently)
    • Talking on the telephone and in person
    • Typing on a keyboard (Frequently)
    • Walking (Frequently)




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