City of Hope

Job posting number: #7252199 (Ref:JR-13762)

Posted: June 5, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $24.09 - $39.71 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The successful candidate:

Hospital Coder:

The Hospital Coder is responsible for documentation assessment and review of the electronic medical record documentation and charges on accounts to assign the appropriate ICD-10 diagnosis and procedure codes, as well as CPT4 procedure codes and modifiers to individual health information for data retrieval, analysis and claims processing. DRG and APC assignment analysis to accurately reflect all diagnoses and procedures documented. Accurate abstracting of clinical data to meet regulatory and compliance requirements. Verify key indicators in the finance software of the electronic health record. In absence of appropriate documentation, will seek out or query physicians for complete clarification. Assist management with special projects as needed, which may include training and education.

Minimum Job Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of an approved Health Information Technology /Management program

Certification(s): Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) and Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)IS A MUST


  • 2-3 years hospital-based inpatient, observation, and outpatient coding experience

  • Experience coding both manually using coding books, as well as with an electronic encoder program

  • Experience with charge entry and knowledge of Charge Description Master (CDM)


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • DRG and APC assignment analysis. Documentation analysis for accurate abstracting of clinical data to meet regulatory and compliance requirements

  • Strong working knowledge of the Revenue Cycle Function; charge master driven vs. manual code assignment, revenue codes, the impact the position holds in keeping accounts receivable days at or below an administratively defined level

  • Strong attention to detail, excellent analytical and communication skills. Knowledge of oncology, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, surgical and pharmacological terminology.

  • Strong knowledge of current regulatory agency requirements for coding and charging for services, reimbursement methodologies, and discharge Hospital Data Report requirements for Hospitals

Preferred Attributes:

  • Oncology coding experience

  • Experience with 3M coding and abstracting systems

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $24.09 - $39.71 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7252199 (Ref:JR-13762)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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