HIM Clerk

Chicago, IL

Chicago Lakeshore Hospital is a high quality, private Behavioral Health and Addiction Treatment Center of Excellence located on the north side of the city. We specialize in the treatment of adults, children and adolescents with psychiatric and/or alcohol addiction and chemical or drug dependency issues. Recovery is important to us and we are committed to a supportive environment and an ongoing plan for long-term sobriety and improved mental health.

The ideal candidate is responsible for applying ICD10 CM codes for principal and second diagnosis upon patient discharge. This position is also responsible for the analysis of charts for authentication and documentation completion. The position requires a minimum of two years progressive inpatient and outpatient coding experience managing an average volume on a daily basis. Completion of coursework in Health Information Management is a plus. There is opportunity to engage this position in concurrent auditing processes.

Education: Two or four year degree in Health Information Management preferred.

Licensure : Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) and/or CCS or CCA by AHIMA or AAPC.

Job Type: Full-time