Emergency Department (ED) Coder

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Position Summary:

If you are looking to work remotely as an Emergency Department coder please feel free to submit your resume. Competitive Reimbursement & Flex Schedules & yes you can work PRN if you like!!


  • Codes records using ICD-10-CM and coding guidelines.
  • Observes and reports unusual patterns in data collection and/or lack of adequate documentation for code assignments.
  • Review documentation and provide ICD-10 coding recommendations based on current coding and guidelines.
  • Must be self-motivated, responsive, and committed to communicate with the management/supervisor closely via high tech communication modules.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of ED coding experience
  • Must have a CCS Accredited by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).


Preferred Skills:

  • Must be able to complete and pass the company coding exam by at least 95%
  • Equipped to work remotely
  • Detailed orientated
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills


General Requirements:

The ideal candidate must possess the following characteristics:

  • Commitment and reliability; be able to dedicate consistent time to HIA
  • Superb communication and responsiveness
  • Computer literacy
    • Must be comfortable with, but not limited to: Excel, web-browsers, email, electronic health records (non-specific)
    • Must be familiar with various technologies such as, but not limited to: security (e.g., Citrix), data collection/abstraction, encoders, web-based applications
  • Self-maintenance of skillset
    • Maintaining credentials
    • Staying current with abstraction/coding rules, manuals, and guidelines
  • Prior experience in position applying for
  • Motivation; remote work can be team-based, but requires the ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and tactfulness to be able to effectively communicate with team members and client contacts


Educational Requirements:

The ideal candidate must possess:

  • A college degree from
    • An accredited nursing program,
    • CAHIIM accredited program, or
    • Other accredited healthcare program
  • Healthcare credential associated with their program of study
    • Other healthcare information related abstraction and coding credentials desirable

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