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Swedish Medical Center Coding Tech, Coding and Abstracting, Telecommute in Missoula, Montana


Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a 1.0 FTE Coding Technician at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Coding Technician assigns diagnosis and procedure codes on inpatient or outpatient cases using ICD-10-CM and CPT coding systems, assigns DRGs using the Centers of Medicine and Medicaid Services and All Patient groupers and abstracts data for statistical, reimbursement and regulatory requirements.

*Telecommute option available. This is an Inpatient role.

In this position you will:

  • Ensure coding compliance.

  • Assign optimal CMS MS-DRGs and All Patient DRGs.

  • Provide education to the medical staff, case managers and hospital staff on documentation, coding and DRG assignment.

  • Provide concurrent coding consultation to clinical documentation specialist.

  • Attend and actively participate in Coding staff Clinical Documentation Improvement Team meetings.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years or more of ICD-10 CM and CPT Coding Experience performing Hospital Based inpatient coding (Acute Hospital Facility coding, not clinical coding) REQUIRED

  • Associates Degree

  • Completion of Certified Coding Program

  • Demonstrated literacy with Microsoft Office software

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT)

  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

  • Certified Procedural Coder Hospital (CPC-H)

  • Certified Coding Associate (CCA)

  • Acute hospital facility coding experience

About the First Hill Campus.

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Billing/Insurance

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Metropolitan Park East (WA152) 1730 Minor Avenue Metropolitan East Tower Seattle, 98101 St Joseph Queen Of The Valley (CA154) 1000 Trancas Street Napa, 94558 Providence Regional Building (AK21) 3760 Piper Street Anchorage, 99508 St Patrick Hospital (MT1) 500 West Broadway Missoula, 59802 Prov Office Park Portland (OR21) 4400 Ne Halsey St Portland, 97213 Prov St Joseph Medical Ctr (CA3) 501 South Buena Vista Street Burbank, 91505 St Joseph Health System Office (CA126) 3345 Michelson Drive Ste 100 Irvine, 92612

Req ID: 242966