Prime Healthcare

Coding Coordinator

Facility Montclair Hospital Medical Center
Business Professional
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type


At Montclair Hospital Medical Center, our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of the Prime Healthcare Foundation, Montclair Hospital Medical Center is actively seeking new members to join its award-winning team!


Founded in 1973, Montclair Hospital, a 106-bed acute care, not-for-profit community hospital, received the “100 Top Hospital” in the nation award from IBM Watson Health, the Patient Safety Excellence award from Healthgrades®, and the Women's Choice Award® for America's Best Emergency Care. For more information visit


Coder/Coding Coordinator would contribute towards medical record review and analysis while utilizing the International Classifications of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), Health Care Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) to reconcile coding, enter the coded data and other abstractable data from the medical record into the electronic information system as required for revenue cycle, internal use (such as to support medical care evaluation studies), and mandated reporting requirements. Coder/Coding Coordinator will ensure completion of coding for all service types in accordance with regulatory agencies and hospital specific guidelines. The Coder/Coding Coordinator will work closely with the facility's concerned departments, corporate, and coding services vendor for coding and charge entry completion. Coder/Coding Coordinator will coordinate to ensure optimum process towards maintaining a low DNFB by clarifying any process failures, i.e., clinical documentation deficiencies, late charge entry, IT technical issues, delays in scanning, indexing, analysis, etc. Participates in other chart review projects and other duties as assigned.


Education and Work Experience

  1. Certification or license as a Certified Coding Specialist (C.C.S.), Registered Health Information Technician (R.H.I.T.), or Registered Health Information Administrator (R.H.I.A.); Required.
  2. Minimum 3 years of experience coding and abstracting in an acute care setting; preferred.
  3. Basic computer experience; required.
  4. Use of an encoder software product for code assignment in an acute care setting; preferred.
  5. Computer data entry with 10-key preferred, with accurate typing speed of 35 wpm; preferred.
  6. Successful completion of college level courses in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, and coding ICD-10 and CPT/HCPCS; required.
  7. Successful completion of ICD-10 training is required.
  8. Good communication and interpersonal skills to build effective interaction between various departments in the hospital and the onsite or remote coding team.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law:


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