Clinical Documentation Coder at Essentia Health

Clinical Documentation Coder- Remote position

Full time

job requisition id R040576

Building Location: Business Service Center

Department: 46290 Clinical Documentation

Job Description:

Responsible for auditing diagnosis codes within the medical record documentation for completeness, to capture the accurate level of patient acuity and to cross reference with information on Problem Lists and Claim Forms to ensure appropriate and proactive care management and to ensure severity level is reflected in the reimbursement level. This position will also be responsible for identifying coding trends and behaviors and educating providers on better documentation and diagnosis code selection. Responsibilities include cross referencing assigned enrollees under applicable contracts and ensuring that all enrollment information is accurately entered into the EPIC registry. Responsible for initiating enrollee communication, including heath information and ensuring regular provider visits.


  • Minimum of 4 years experience with review and interpretation of provider medical record documentation.

Education Qualifications:

  • Associate degree required with a preference in business, medical coding, nursing or related field.

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

For Department 46290 – Clinical Documentation only

RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator), RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician), CCS (Certified Coding Specialist), CPC-H (Certified Professional Coder – Hospital) or CPC (Certified Professional Coder) required upon hire.