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Guidehouse Remote Outpatient Surgery Specialty Coder in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Job Family :

General Coding

Travel Required :


Clearance Required :


What You Will Do :

The Remote Outpatient Surgery Specialty Coder will review clinical documentation and diagnostic results as appropriate to extract data and apply appropriate ICD-10 and PCS Diagnosis codes as defined for the service type, for coding, billing, internal and external reporting, research as required, and regulatory compliance. Under the direction of the coding manager—the coder should accurately code conditions and procedures as documented and in accordance with ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, CMS and any other official coding guidelines established for use with mandated standard code sets. This is a 100% full time remote position.

  • Assigns ICD-10 diagnosis and CPT procedure codes and groups to either with required accuracy according to policy.

  • Completes the appropriate number of records according to policy.

  • Abstracts pertinent information from the patient records as outlined in the policy.

  • Utilizes the computer assisted coding application and encoder along with other related resources appropriately in the code assignment process..

  • Keeps abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements.

  • Brings identified concerns to supervisor or department manager for resolution. Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adheres to official coding guidelines.

  • Meets standards for compliance with continuing education (CE) as required by AHIMA or other licensing/certification agency, if applicable.

What You Will Need :

  • RHIA certification with a Bachelor’s Degree in HIM; OR

  • RHIT certification with an Associate’s Degree in HIM; OR

  • CCS certification

  • Experience in coding Cardiac, Vascular, Interventional Radiology, Ortho, Neurology, and General Surgery

  • Over 3 years of outpatient surgery coding experience

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • CIRCC Credential



The annual salary range for this position is $50,600.00-$91,100.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.