Garnet Health

Inpatient Coder- REMOTE

Job Locations US-NY-Middletown
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/10/2022 3:01 PM)
Physical Location
Garnet Health Medical Center
Campus : Location
# of Openings
Business/Administrative Support/Clerical
Shift (1) : Shift Type
4 - All Per diem
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot
Variable shifts as needed, including weekends and holidays. All Per Diem employees must work a minimum of one day per month, including one weekend day every other schedule, and one major and one minor holiday per year to maintain eligibility for continued employment, provided they are requested to work.


At Garnet Health, the Hudson Valley’s leading integrated health system, you’ll find the perfect balance of a satisfying career and a rewarding lifestyle. Our focus is on patient-centric care with a collective of visionary leaders and dedicated and caring professionals working as a team to deliver the best for the people we serve. If you’re interested in a health system that’s both growing and award-winning, serving a diverse community that provides the best of both city and rural life, we invite to make your career home with us as a Inpatient Coder on our Coding team at/in Garnet Health Medical Center-Middletown. 


Accurately codes charts of discharged patients; abstracts pertinent data; assigns DRGs to inpatient accounts.  Interacts with other medical personnel, including physicians and CDI nurses, to obtain optimal coding on each account.  Must be able to code based on Risk Adjustment principles in accordance with all ICD-10 guidelines.


At Garnet Health, we are committed to supporting your career growth and professional potential. We are responsive, attentive and dedicated to the success and satisfaction of our team members. Here, you’ll find resources that will help you excel in your career, tuition reimbursement programs for your continued education, and comprehensive health, dental and retirement benefits designed to fit your individual and family needs. Our inclusive and diverse team culture encourages you to contribute your exceptional talents, skills and perspectives to the success of our system, one another, our communities and our patients.

Join the Garnet Health team and let your excellence shine.


Minimum Education:

  • High School graduate with courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, ICD 10 CM & ICD 10 PCS coding required.                     

Minimum Experience:

  • See below

Required Certification/Registration:

  • CCS/ CIC, with minimum six months recent progressive inpatient facility coding experience, OR RHIT or RHIA with at least one year of recent progressive full time inpatient coding experience.
  • All candidates must pass a competency exam to qualify.

Physical Requirements:

  • Mostly sedentary with heavy use of computer and code books.

Working Conditions:

  • Busy Office / Remote Option Available

Physical Requirements: 


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. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and community events as necessary.


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