Coder I - Full Time - Days

Department:  CODING

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Director CDI/Coding or designee, the Medical Records Coder I will improve documentation, data quality and revenue cycle operations.  The coder assigns International Classification of Disease system- 10 (ICD), CM, and PCS codes according to AHA – AMA Guidelines, CMS and NGS.  

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Assign diagnosis and procedure codes, for accurate and timely billing of most appropriate payer

  • Audit charges and establish proper coding in collaboration with providers

  • Initiate and follow up on queries with providers

  • Assist departments with diagnostic and procedural coding

  • Respond to Insurance, compliance and RAC denials

  • Review and assist in the maintenance of coding related policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties as required.

Education/Experience Requirements


  • AS in Health Information Management , a related degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of EMR, Coding Software, and Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge/understanding of modifiers, medical necessity & CCI edits
  • Good Oral and Written Communication


  • BS in Health Information Management
  • Knowledge of Epic and 3M software

Licensure/Certification Requirements


  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCA, CPC, CIC Certification


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

Req Id  89431 
Department  CODING 
Shift Days
Shift Hours WorkedS  8.00
Work Schedule  HRLY NON-UNION
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time 
Union Non-Union
Pay Range $18 - $28 Hourly

Nearest Major Market: Utica