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Universal Health Services

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CODER (CERT)- FULLTIME 8A-5P - (19463)

Facility Name
Aiken Regional Medical Center
AIKEN, SC 29801 US (Primary)
Career Area
Medical Coding
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that:  PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.

Aiken Regional Medical Centers

Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 259-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.

Certified Coder

This position is responsible for coding inpatient and outpatient medical records according to ICD-10-CM and CPT in keeping with AHA coding guidelines.  Codes are assigned to all diagnostic and procedural statements as documented in each patient’s medical record to determine the most accurate and optimal MS-DRG assignment.

 Essential Job Duties:

  • Accurately assigns ICD-10-CM diagnostic and CPT procedural codes in accordance with UHDDS definitions and coding guidelines as documented in the medical record with a 95% coding accuracy rate and 98% DRG accuracy.
  • Sequences ICD-10-CM and CPT codes to assign the MS-DRG, which most accurately reflects the patient’s acuity level.
  • Effectively utilizes AHA Coding Guidelines and other reference sources available within the department.
  • Accurately abstracts all codes and other assigned data into the SMS system.
  • Consults the appropriate physician, verbally and/or in writing when conflicting or ambiguous information appears in the medical record.
  • Produces a coding worksheet/attestation and places on medical record at time of coding.
  • Serves as coding resource for other departments/providers.
Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • One year of inpatient/outpatient coding experience in an acute care facility required.
  • CCS, RHIT, or RHIA credential.
  • Knowledge of PC applications including Windows and 3M Encoder. 
  • Must demonstrate coding proficiency by earning an acceptable score on a coding test.
  • Communication
  • Team work

This opportunity offers the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

ARMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

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