Lahey Health Outpatient Coder II in Gloucester, Massachusetts
Welcome to Addison Gilbert Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Addison Gilbert Hospital is a full service, 70-bed medical/surgical acute care facility in Gloucester, MA. Founded in 1889, the hospital provides state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient care to residents of the Cape Ann community in specialties such as radiology, cancer care, primary and pediatric care, cardiology, inpatient geriatric services, and emergency medicine. Addison Gilbert Hospital continues to score among the top hospitals in the nation for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety. Addison Gilbert Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.
About the Job
Coders analyze patient records and assign ICD-10 and CPT codes based on physician documentation.
Coders abstract information that is used to classify patients, define patterns, and collect pertinent data.
Required to follow specific guidelines outlined in the American Hospital Association coding Clinic govern'ng the appropriate assignment of codes.
Strong understanding of Evaluation and Management code assignment.
40 hours per week, day shift.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Associates/Bachelor degree preferred
RHIA & RHIT desired
CPC, CCA, CCS (or equivalent) required
Experience with ICD-10 and CPT-4 as well as evaluation and management coding.
Understanding of medical terminology, clinical medicine and human anatomy and physiology.
Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
Must have 1+ years coding experience.
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