If you are looking for an exciting and challenging leadership opportunity, join the team of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute . This joint venture hospital is a partnership between Atlantic Health and Kindred Healthcare. The new facility will offer all-private rooms, supporting both enhanced clinical efficiency and elevated patient experience. The higher acuity of patients in facilities across Atlantic Health System and growth in trauma cases has resulted in more patients requiring inpatient rehabilitation services prior to returning home. The combination of Kindred's expertise and a modern, state-of-the-art facility will allow Atlantic Health System to maximize its ability to serve a growing population of patients with critical needs.
This brand new, 38-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be opening in the Summer of 2019 and we are seeking an energetic, creative and experienced HIM Coder to join our team now and help us meet the growing demand for intensive rehabilitation services.
Kindred RehabilitationServices is the largest diversified provider of rehabilitation therapy in the country. Through RehabCare and Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services , we provide leading therapy to more than 2,000 sites of service across different settings in the care continuum and have been managing rehab for more than 30 years. We provide rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies to virtually every care setting including inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing, home health, long-term acute care and assisted living. With locations across 47 states, we are certain to have a rehab job for you as a HIM Coder .
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's 'Most Admired Healthcare Company' for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
Job Summary :
Responsible for assisting the HIM Manager in coding, planning, developing and maintaining the Health Information Services department of the hospital in accordance with state and federal guidelines, accreditation standards as well as hospital policies and procedures.
Codes IRF records using current ICD coding version and within timeframe set by hospital.
Works closely with the PPS Coordinator in assigning the Impairment Code for all admissions.
Transmits the IRF PAI in a timely manner for all Medicare inpatients.
Maintain confidentiality of all patient care information to ensure patient rights are protected.
As directed by the HIM Manager, assists in planning, organizing, directing and maintaining Health Information Services in accordance with established policies, procedures, state and federal regulations and accreditation standards (i.e. HIPAA, JCAHO, CARF).
Assist in establishing and maintaining procedures for the collection, coding, abstracting, filing and retreival of medical records.
Work with staff physicians in getting records completed within the required timeframe.
Guide nursing staff in keeping records neat and orderly during the patient's hospitalization.
At discharge, process records within required timeframes: assembly, analysis, coding, and abstracting, IRF PAI Transmission.
Review and process requests for patient information within required timeframe.
Develop and maintain good rapport with inter-disciplinary team members to help ensure that medical records are properly maintained and problems areas identified and corrected in a timely manner.
Maintain a neat and orderly HIM Department.
Performs other related duties and activities as directed and assigned by the HIM Manager.
Participates in the overall quality assessment and improvement program activities.
Participates in continuing education classes and training programs.
Ensure supplies have been replenished in work areas as necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Must be knowledgeable of medical terminology and coding.
Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and Joint Commission regulations.
Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled.
Wears identification while on duty.
Attends departmental inservices and completes annual competencies/education requirements.
Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Complies with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, infection control and emergency management.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.
Physical and Safety Requirements:
Good general health and stress coping ability. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. Normal walking, standing, sitting, bending, carrying of light items such as books and papers and computer related work. Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all constituents (patients, families, peers, and other healthcare team members) as needed for leadership, assessment, intervention, and professional development.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.
RHIT (or eligible) or RHIA (or eligible) or Coding Certification by AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association)
Prefer hospital HIM Department and coding experience.
EPIC experience preferred.
Job : Coding/Transcription Primary Location : NJ-Madison-Atlantic Rehab Institute Organization : 4090 - Atlantic Rehab Institute Shift : Day