With a 609-licensed-bed hospital and 1,100 physicians, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's clinical services represent one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the area.

Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis — caring for the whole person — Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

We offer some of the most sophisticated treatments and technologies available, as well as the expertise of nationally respected physicians. Our doctors have been named in the Washingtonian "Top Doctors" for 2014 and our hospital has been ranked as a "high performing" hospital for geriatrics; nephrology; orthopaedics; and urology by US News and World Report 2014-15

Some of our centers of excellence include cancer, neurosciences, gastroenterology, transplant and vascular diseases.

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  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits
  • Superb educational opportunities plus tuition assistance
  • Robust wellness program
  • Free shuttle from Metro stations

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Job #32041
Senior Coding Specialist
Medical Records
Full Time, Days
Washington, DC
Performs retrospective deficiency analysis on all inpatient, same day surgery and outpatient records. Abstracts clinical data from the medical records for statistical and research purposes. Also, assigns the ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 codes and designates the appropriate DRG per record under prospective payment guidelines. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.

Required Education/Training:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and/or an accredited medical record program. Preferred experience in coding may substitute for degree.
  • Must possess current D.C. licensure as a nurse and/or certification for a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist - Physician (CCS-P), or Certified Procedural Coder (CPC).

Required Experience:
  • At least two to three years of medical record coding experience in an acute care setting preferred.
  • Attention to detail accompanied by good organizational skills.
  • Able to deal effectively with physicians, liaisons, department administrators, and support staff.
  • Able to work independently and practice self-direction.
  • Able to communicate and deal with physicians in a professional and articulate manner and understand medical terminology specific to body systems.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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