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Swedish Medical Center Coding Auditor in Portland, Oregon


Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Coding Auditor at Metropolitan Park East in Seattle, WA.

The Coding Auditor is responsible for monitoring and overseeing the coding integrity program. This person will asses and develop resources/materials as well as conduct trainings to assure accurate coding of Health Information Management (HIM) coded medical records.

*Telecommute option available

In this position you will:

  • Serve as a coding expert working with the coding Supervisor/Manager and Program (CDIP) Data Integrity Liaison to ensure compliance with Official Coding Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, coding conventions and regulatory oversight agencies.

  • Develop competencies and quality assessment tools for education/compliance requirements.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining coding guidelines for new and existing employees.

  • Review and revise departmental policies and provide education to coding staff regarding changes.

  • Identify areas for documentation improvement and provide feedback to management and administration.

  • Serve as Epic super-user and recommend system modifications to improve the organization’s coding functions.

  • Develop and revise educational objectives and curriculum applicable to all Epic coding processes.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) - REQUIRED

  • Experience performing hospital based inpatient and outpatient coding, utilizing the most current versions of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and Current Procedure Terminology (CPT)

  • Experience training and/or teaching in an acute care hospital setting.

  • Advanced knowledge of coding principles, disease process andDRG assignment function

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or may substitute an Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college and five years hospital setting experience, with credential Certified ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer Experience working with management of the Quality Department, Clinical Documentation Improvement Programs, and other key stakeholders

  • Experience with Epic and 3M

About Swedish Shared Services

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

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

Req ID: 218634