Pershing Memorial Hospital


Pershing Health System


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Career Listings: Certified Coder





TITLE:  Certified Coder

                HIM Department



Full Time Position




Responsible for coding, abstracting, and analyzing the patient medical record for complete and accurate assignment of diagnoses and procedure codes in both the impatient and outpatient setting. Position will be responsible for coding outpatient surgeries, observation visits, outpatient visits including ancillary visits as well as inpatient accounts. Position will identify diagnosis and procedure codes correctly by assigning and sequencing the appropriate ICD-10-CM and CPT codes while following coding guidelines. Position will query the physician for clarification when conflicting or ambiguous documentation is present in the chart. Position will assist the billing office with coding/DRG issues.




EDUCATIONHigh school diploma or equivalent.

At least one of the following credentials:

  • Certified Professional Coder - Hospital (CPC-H)
  • Certified Outpatient Coder (COC)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)




At least 2 years of coding experience in the acute care setting

Experience using an encoder (preferred)

Experience using an electronic medical record (preferred)

Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.

Possesses good analytical and problem-solving skills.


September 12, 2018


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