Company: Interwest Search
Location: Rock Hill, SC 29731
Type: Full Time
Experience: Experienced
Education: Associates
Will Relocate: No
Kristen McMahon
P: 559-298-8437

Under the direct supervision of the Coding Manager, the Lead Coder II assists the HIM management and coding team with day-to-day coding workflow of the Health Information Management (HIM) Department.  Ensures accurate ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, and/or CPT code assignment and abstracting via PBAR and 3M encoder applications.  Monitors the quality of coding, abstracting and DRG assignment. Maintains a comprehensive knowledge of inpatient coding practices.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education/Other Qualifications: 

·         Associates or Bachelors Degree in HIM preferred, or Associate’s degree equivalent in medical information technology (with course work in physiology, anatomy, medical terminology, disease processes, ICD-10-CM coding, management and/or office systems) is required. 

·         Formal coding education with strong knowledge of ICD-10-CM and DRG assignment is required.

·         Minimum of 2 years coding in an acute care setting is required. 

·         Proficiency with multiple computer systems including Microsoft Office Word and Excel applications (among others) is required.    

·         1-2 years of management related to coding functions in an acute care setting is preferred. 



Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses:

RHIT, RHIA, and/or CCS credential in good standing with the American Health Information Management Association [AHIMA] required.  Experience in acute care setting and Medicare coding experience of 5-10 years may be considered in lieu of credential.

About Us

Company Name
Interwest Search
1772 N. Broadbent Lane, Clovis CA, 93619
Recruitment firm specializing in the placement of healthcare professionals exclusively.