Senior Inpatient Coder

$60,000 - $70,000 yearly
Job Category: Healthcare
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Remote
Location: Oak Brook, Illinois
Job ID: 109482
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Do you have a passion for accuracy, a keen eye for detail and a strong commitment to ethical coding practices? Are you a highly motivated individual with experience in inpatient coding and an active AHIMA certification? If so, we want to hear from you! LaSalle Network has partnered with a growing healthcare system in search of a Senior Inpatient Coder.

Senior Inpatient Coder Responsibilities:

  • Assign accurate ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS codes to a variety of inpatient medical records in accordance with AHIMA ethical guidelines
  • Analyze complex medical documentation to identify the principal and secondary diagnoses, procedures and other relevant medical services
  • Maintain a high level of coding accuracy and productivity in accordance with established coding guidelines and regulations (e.g., AHA Coding Clinic, CMS guidelines)
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest coding updates and industry trends
  • Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare providers to clarify documentation discrepancies
  • Educate and mentor junior coding staff (may be applicable)
  • Participate in internal audits and quality improvement initiatives to ensure continued coding excellence

Sr. Inpatient Coder Requirements:
  • Active AHIMA certification (RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCA) is mandatory
  • 3+ years of experience in inpatient coding
  • Strong understanding of ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS coding systems
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in medical terminology and anatomy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in hospital coding software (e.g., EPIC, Cerner)

If you are a skilled Senior Inpatient Coder with a passion for precision and accuracy in coding, we invite you to apply and be a part of our client’s dedicated remote team! 

Thank you,

Wiktoria Worach
Project Manager
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.