Encompass Health Careers

HIMS Coder Trainee (Dallas, TX)

Birmingham, Alabama
Nonclinical Administrative/Clerical

Job Description

Based in Dallas, TX,  the HIMS coder trainee will be under the supervision and training of an Encompass Health certified coder until competency is demonstrated to be deemed a HIMS Coder. The trainee will perform coding with 100% review as outlined in our current coder orientation and competency policy with more emphasis on general coding.


Job Code: 101231

License or Certification:
- RHIA, RHIT or CCS preferred
Education, Training and Years of Experience:
-Graduate of accredited Health Information Technology or Admistration Program or completion of AHIMA Independent Study Program or completion of advanced coding classes in ICD-10-CM and CPT 4 at an accredited college or vocational school preferred.
Machines, Equipment Used:
-General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.
Physical Requirements:
-Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
-Ability to lift, lower, push, pull, and retrieve objects weighing a minimum of 30 pounds including medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.
-Ability to lift, lower, push, pull and retrieve approximately 10 percent of the time.
-Ability to sit 90% of the time.
-Ability to demonstrate safe retrieval skills from above head to floor level with objects up to 10 pounds.
-Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.
-Maintains current licensure and/or certification, if applicable.
Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.
-Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.
-Ability to work independently without constant supervision.
Environmental Conditions:
-Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.
-Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.
-Handicapped accessible.
-May work under stressful circumstances at times.
Proficiency or Productivity Standards:
-Has regular, reliable and predictable attendance and punctuality.
-Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.
-May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.
-May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.
-Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.
-May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.
-May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

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Job ID: 1913611