Coding Specialist – Outpatient Surgery, Health Information Management at Baptist Health South Florida

Coding Specialist – Outpatient Surgery, Remote, Health Information Management, FT, 08A-4:30P-126625

Baptist Health South Florida is once again one of the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For! This is the 19th time Baptist Health has been named to the prestigious list and is the only healthcare provider in the state to be ranked. We have also been recognized for being among the best healthcare providers in the nation by U.S. News & World Reports in its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals report.

Baptist Health South Florida is the region’s largest not-for-profit healthcare organization with more than 19,000 employees working across ten hospital campuses and more than 50 outpatient facilities throughout Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. In 2016 we welcome the newest weapon in the fight against cancer, the world-class Miami Cancer Institute and proton therapy center. Everything we do at Baptist Health, we do to the best of our ability. That includes supporting our team with extensive training programs, millions of dollars in tuition assistance, comprehensive benefits and more. Working within our award-winning culture means getting the respect and support you need to do your best work ever. Find out why this is the best place to be your best!


Accurately codes Outpatient Surgery and Observation records for the classification of all diseases, injuries, procedures, and operations using the ICD10CM and CPT4 coding system for BHSF facilities. Ensures compliance of coding rules and regulations according to Regulatory Agencies (CMS, OIG). Works as a team to meet departmental goals and AR goals. Abstracts prescribed data elements from the medical records.


Degrees: High School,Cert,GED,Trn,Exper Licenses & Certifications: AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist Additional Qualifications: Required Coding Certificate, preferred Certified Coding Specialist, CCS. Knowledge of encoder system, outpatient prospective payment system (OPPS), APCs and Ambulatory Surgical Center payment system (ASC). Knowledge and thorough understanding of National and Local Coverage Determination, NCD and LCD, Policies. Competency in Word and Excel. Ability to communicate effectively with coworkers, management staff and physicians. Required CCS certification within 2 years of employment, if not CCS certified. Minimum Required Experience: 2

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