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Inpatient Coder

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St. James Parish Hospital is now hiring a full-time Inpatient Coder to assign appropriate diagnosis and procedure codes and modifiers to patient records according to established procedures.


  • Assign appropriate diagnosis & procedure codes with appropriate modifiers within the established time frame
  • Assign charge codes when necessary
  • Follow ICD-10, CPT and AHA Coding Clinic guidelines and queries physicians appropriately for correct coding/DRG assignment
  • Manage revenue cycle by addressing revenue cycle queue on at least a weekly basis
  • Perform other duties related to job, when necessary, i.e., scanning paper records, track quantitative and qualitative deficiencies
  • Release protected health information upon request to physicians and patient or a patient representative when necessary




RHIA, RHIT, CCS or RMC/CPC with 3-5 years of inpatient and same-day surgery coding experience
7 years’ acute care coding experience
Knowledge of Anatomy, physiology and medical terminology
Excellent computer and communication skills
Drug Test
Background Check

Education Required:

High School Diploma


Monday - Friday (8-hour shifts)

Apply Online

You will be directed to St. James Parish Hospital’s Workforce Management System to complete your application. Click the appropriate link below.

External Applicants

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Internal Applicants:

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