St. Luke’s Hospital
St. Luke’s Hospital is an independent, nonprofit healthcare provider committed to improving the quality of life for its patients and the community. Since its founding in 1866, St. Luke’s has grown from a single hospital location to an advanced network of care. It provides personalized healthcare services in over 60 specialty areas at its 493-bed hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. and offers 26 other locations across the greater St. Louis area, bringing quality healthcare services close to home. St. Luke’s is nationally-recognized for quality care and consistently earns high patient satisfaction scores. In addition, St. Luke’s is the exclusive St. Louis affiliate of the nation’s No. 1 heart hospital, Cleveland Clinic’s Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute.
The purpose of this position is to abstract clinical data from inpatient and outpatient records to facilitate reimbursement and data collection activities.
1. Abstracts pertinent information from inpatient and same day surgery records to assign the ICD-9-CM and HCPCS codes in compliance with all regulatory mandates and inpatient reporting requirements and accurately enters this information in the hospital’s abstracting software. When services are not documented appropriately,seeks to obtain proper documentation in a timely manner. 96%
2. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by The American Health Information Management Associationand reports any and all concerns involving compliance issues to the Director of Health Information Services or via the compliance hotline. 1%
3. Demonstrates competency in the use of computer applications and APC grouper software, OCE edits and all coding and abstracting software and hardware currently in use in the Health Information Services Department.
4.Monitors unbilled accounts queues for outstanding and/or uncoded encounters to reduce accounts receivable days for inpatient services. 3%
5. Participates in continuing education activities. 1%
Minimum of two years inpatient coding experience in ICD-9-CM and HCPCS strongly preferred.
Associates degree with certification required. Bachelors degree preferred.
St. Luke’s provides highly competitive and flexible benefit packages. These include medical, dental, vision, disability coverage, plans for securing your financial future and ways to balance your work and personal life. Benefit information is covered in detail at the time of employment. Some key benefits follow for your information:
•Medical, dental and vision programs
•Earned Time Off
•Extended Sick Bank
•Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
•Personal Pension Account plan
•Matched Savings Plan (401K)
•Leave of absence, family leave, bereavement leave and jury leave
•Loan forgiveness program for select positions
•Employee Assistance Program
•Employee crisis fund
•Group home and auto insurance
•Group banking services
•Child care discounts
•Fitness center and track
•Employee wellness events and programs
•Health information resources
•Discounts to selected events in the area (such as movie tickets, Six Flags, etc.)
Instructions for Resume Submission:
We invite any interested candidates to apply through our website to Requisition # 2017-9112.