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Acute Inpatient Coder

Posted: May 31, 2024
Salary:US$27.00 - US$36.00 per hour
Location:New Lenox
Job type: Permanent
Discipline:Revenue Cycle
Work Location:Hybrid

Job description

Medix is hiring for an Acute Inpatient Coder! This is a REMOTE opportunity, however you MUST be able to go onsite for an interview and onsite for orientation! *Do not apply for this role if you cannot commit to being onsite for an interview and orientation!*

Location: New Lenox, IL

* Can be located in Illinois, Kansas, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Michigan, or Missouri!

*Remote role but will need to be onsite for initial interview and onboarding/orientation!


  • Accurately codes and sequences all diagnoses and procedures documented in the medical record according to the established official coding guidelines, principles and appropriate reimbursement standards
  • Utilizes Computer Assisted Coding software program following assigned workflows
  • Accurately abstracts required data entering into Computer Assisted Coding system
  • Works with Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists to assure clear, concise and specific documentation from physicians when clarification is needed
  • Issues accurate coding queries following AHIMA compliant coding query guidelines and assisting medical staff member documentation clarification
  • Assists with special projects and reports as requested
  • Promotes a clean and safe environment of care, utilizing the SAFE error prevention habits
  • Provides the highest standard of privacy and confidentiality in matters involving patients, coworkers and the hospital by abiding by the Standards of Conduct

Schedule: M-F 7:00-3:30 (Flexible)

Pay: $25-36/hr


  • Associates Degree in Health Information Technology for RHIT; Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Administration for RHIA; or Certified Coding Specialist Certificate for CCS required.
  • MS-DRG knowledge required, APR-DRG knowledge a plus.
  • 3-5 years of Acute Care Hospital Coding experience required.
  • Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT); or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) require


  • Full Benefits Package
  • PTO and sick leave
  • Independent Hospital
  • Long term opportunity with room for growth!
  • and more!