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Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) Lead Inpatient/Outpatient Coder- REMOTE in Middletown, New York

Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:

  • 601 licensed inpatient beds

  • Emergency medicine

  • Surgical services

  • Ambulatory surgery services

  • Skilled nursing unit

  • Cardiology services including emergency and elective angioplasty

  • Oncology services from diagnosis to treatment

  • Orthopedic services including joint replacements

  • Comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center with Obesity Medicine Management Qualifications

  • Birthing centers

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  • Outpatient diagnostic imaging

  • Geriatric assessment

  • Primary, Specialty, and Urgent care practices

  • Adult day care

  • Mental health and chemical dependency programs

  • Diabetes program

  • Wound care

  • Sleep Center Services

  • Outpatient infusion services

  • Rehabilitation services including: physical, occupational and speech therapy

  • Hospitalist services

  • Rape intervention and support services

  • Community screenings and support groups

Accurately codes charts of all discharged patients; abstracts pertinent data; assigns DRGs to inpatient account, assigns codes and appropriate APCs to outpatient accounts. Acts as a lead and resource for the coding staff as well as serves as a liaison within the organization, assists with precepting and on boarding new hires, ensures the accountable coding for each patient type is completed within the best practice time frames and guidelines, and fosters an environment of teamwork. Assists with implementing solutions to reduce backend coding and billing errors.

Minimum Education: Associates Degree with courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, ICD 10 CM & ICD 10 PCS as well as CPT coding required.

Minimum Experience:

  • Two years recent coding experience required with applicable required certifications

  • All candidates must pass a competency exam to qualify with a passing score required

Required Certification/Registration:

  • CCS/ CIC, OR

  • RHIT or RHIA

Physical Requirements:

  • Work requires extensive standing and walking.

Working Conditions:

  • Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards: Works in a clean, well- lighted, heated or ventilated facility. No routine exposure to hazards.

  • Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability to perform full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks. Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger and hand dexterity to operate computer and office equipment. Can withstand long periods of sitting, standing and/or constant walking. Ability to lift 10 lbs.

  • Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking, analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task.

ID: 2021-22367

External Company URL: https://garnethealth.org/

Street: 707 East Main Street

Shift Type: 1 - Day

If Other, Shift Slot: Days, including rotating weekends and holidays.

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