1+ months

Coder-Inpatient Medical-Per Diem - (121098)

Universal Health Services
Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Valley Hospital is a private 122 bed psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health care and chemical dependency. Valley Hospital is built on three core principles, outstanding care, compassionate people and unparalleled service.

Valley Hospital looking for a highly motivated Per Diem (as needed) Inpatient Medical Coder to be a part of our exceptional multi-disciplinary team!

Job Description: Per Diem Inpatient Coder

The Inpatient Coder participates as an integral member of the records management team by ensuring the quality maintenance of patient information/medical records, within all laws, rules and regulations of federal and state licensing agencies, and JCAHO standards for the quality of patient care. The Inpatient Coder- has the primary responsibility of assigning accurate ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM codes upon patient discharge (inpatient and outpatient). The Inpatient Coder communicates with physicians for any related coding questions. The inpatient coder must possess the interpersonal skills and effective communications necessary to interact with all levels of department personnel and other departments.

Must be able to use standard office equipment and information systems. Must possess the ability to prioritize and shift workloads to ensure departmental goals for revenue cycle goals. Skills in organizing and prioritizing workloads helpful.

Please note this is not a remote coding position.

Valley Hospital is centrally located with easy access to many areas of greater Phoenix. We are between North 35th and 36th Streets with East Earl to our north and East Thomas to our south

One of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #268 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Job Requirements


  • High school graduate or equivalent required.

  • Graduation from a medical records program preferred


  • One (1) year experience, including ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM coding, in healthcare preferred

  • Previous Behavioral Health coding experience preferred.


Posted: 2020-01-23 Expires: 2020-04-01

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Coder-Inpatient Medical-Per Diem - (121098)

Universal Health Services
Phoenix, AZ 85003

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