Welcome to MedStar
We are largest healthcare provider in Maryland and the Washington, D.C. metro area, consistently recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. Join us as we expand our health network across inpatient, outpatient, and home care service lines.
Our People and our Philosophy
Our 30,000 associates and 6,000 affiliated physicians have a singular focus: go above and beyond to provide the highest quality of patient care, close to where our patients live and work. This is our mission and this is what we believe in.
Responsible for maintaining administrative, operational, and technical aspects of the Inpatient MS-DRG (Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups) Coding Operations. Ensures that Coding is completed in established time frames to maintain financial stability of the organization.
- EXPERIENCE: 5 Years inpatient coding experience, experience with MS-DRG (Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups) grouper preferred. 3 years experience with clinical information systems (3M grouper, Soft- Med, Electronic Medical Record, etc.). 3 Years operational and/or supervision experience preferred.
- SKILLS: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Basic computer skills required. Clinical system software skills (3M, electronic medical record, etc.). Data evaluation and analysis experience. Strong knowledge of DRG (Diagnosis Related Groups) payment and regulatory systems. Supervisory skills.
- EDUCATION: High School graduation or equivalent; Bachelors degree preferred.
- LICENSE/CERT/REG: CCS (Certified Coding Specialist) certification. RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) or RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator) preferred.