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Winchester Hospital best2013
Position Information
  • Company
    Winchester Hospital
  • Location
    Winchester, MA 01890
  • Job Status/Type
    Full Time Employee
To Care. To Heal. To Excel.
In Service to our Community

We live this mission every day by continually improving the exceptional health care we provide and ensuring outstanding opportunities for our staff. Our efforts to support staff have been recognized with top employer designations from The Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal each year since the inception of both awards.

The drive to be the best defines the character of our entire organization. If you share that desire, we invite you to learn more and explore our available opportunities.

Lead Coder

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Facility: Winchester Hospital (McKay Ave. site), Winchester MA
Department: Health Information Mgmt.
Full-time - Monday - Friday, 8am - 4:30pm

Minimum 6 years coding experience and high school diploma is required.  Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), RHIA or RHIT certification is strongly preferred.  Assists coding staff with coding questions and problems. Coordinates workflow and daily tasks in the coding area with remote and contract coding staff. Codes inpatient and outpatient hospital services, to include ambulatory/day surgery visits using ICD-9-CM and CPT coding methodology. Abstracts all data elements into the Meditech hospital computer system for billing and statistical purposes. Maintains current working knowledge with all coding rules and regulations in accordance with the hospital coding compliance policy and procedures. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills required.