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Coder II

CHI Health Clinic Omaha, Nebraska
Requisition ID 2022-264799 Employment Type Full Time Department HIM Coding Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM) Remote Yes Category Medical Coding


Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.

What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI!
Are you proficient in CPT, ICD 9/10, and HCPCS? Can you abstract codes, follow regulatory guidelines, and demonstrate clear communication? Then our Coder II position would be a great fit. Our Coders ensure appropriate coding and billing of non-physician and physician-patient services. This position is responsible for identifying compliance concerns, trends, and educational opportunities to ensure proper coding, documentation, and accuracy of billing.

We care about our employees’ well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

From primary to specialty care as well as walk-in and virtual services CHI Health Clinic delivers more options and better access so you can spend time on what matters: being healthy. We offer more than 20 specialties and 100 convenient locations; with some clinics offering extended hours.



  • Accurately abstract information from the medial records into the appropriate coding systems, ensuring compliance with established guidelines.
  • Determine the most appropriate diagnosis after a thorough review of the medical records. Work closely with practice staff with regards to coding and assignment of a MS-DRGs (Diagnosis Related Group) and APCs (Ambulatory Payment Classification).
  • Code medical records using ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding rules and guidelines. Ensure through and compliant coding to support patient records and submission of billing for payment.
  • Accurately sequence diagnostic and procedural codes according to organization specified procedures and assigns MSDRG/APC as appropriate. Provide codes various departments upon request.
  • Enter and validate charges using appropriate tools and validates diagnoses with the medical documentation provided. 
  • Compare charges on accounts with the procedures coded and identifies any discrepancies. Notify Coding Manager of any discrepancies’ and collaborates as needed to rectify the account.
  • Participate in special projects and/or completes other duties as assigned. 

    • Qualifications

      • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent required. 
      • Associate degree in related field preferred. 
      • Completion of college level course in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes and pharmacology preferred.  
      • Current/valid certifications required:
        • Must be certified through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as one of the following: Registered Health Information Management Technician (RHIT), Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), or  Certified Coding Specialist Physician Based (CCS-P)
        • Must be certified through the American Association of Procedural Coders (AAPC) one of the following: Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
        • Minimum 1 year experience 

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