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Medical Records Coder and Abstractor

City:  Cincinnati
State:  OH
Job Requisition Number:  181837

Attention current TriHealth employees:

Please apply for this position by submitting an online internal application via SuccessFactors. Please be certain to update your SuccessFactors Employee Profile prior to applying to this position.


Are you committed and compassionate?  Are you looking to work in a place where you play an important part of a patient recovery, a place where you are valued and appreciated, challenged by your job without being overwhelmed and that offers opportunities for you to grow, then TriHealth is the place for you. 


Good Samaritan Hospital seeks to hire a Registered Nurse who will embrace our mission of improving the health status of the people we serve. We pursue our mission by providing a full range of health-related services, including prevention, wellness and education. Our service identity is rooted in our Mission and Core Values, which serve as guiding principles in our healing ministry.


Job Summary:

Reviews and interprets clinical documentation to assign accurate and complete codes, modifiers, MSDRG’s, APR-DRG's, SOI, ROM, POA indicators, discharge dispositions and any other clinical data elements required for appropriate reimbursement. Understands and applies reimbursement processes under federal compliance guidelines. Abstracts demographic and clinical data into hospital health information system(s) such as HDM, Epic, or other currently in use. Performs and responds to data quality checks and payer/claims issues. One may specialize in one or more of the standard functions. Specific assignments will vary from day to day based on the needs of the department.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: Currently enrolled in an approved program for specific field of study within six months of hire, RHIT/RHIA and/or CCS.
  • Licensure/Certification:  Continuing education pursued in accord with requirements of the accrediting bodies. CPC/CCA may be substituted at the hiring manager’s discretion.
  • Experience:  Current or recent experience in related field preferred but not required.
  • Specialized Knowledge: Proficiency in ICD and CPT coding, DRG’s, MSDRG’s, POA indicators, post-acute transfer rules, disposition status, disease process and treatment, anatomy and medical terminology, clinical documentation requirements.


Why You Should Join TriHealth?

Currently the fifth largest employer in the area with more than 11,000 team members and 120 locations throughout Greater Cincinnati, a career with our organization promises challenge and opportunity. We've been named an Enquirer Media Top Work Place as well as an AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50. We've also been recognized nine times as one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Moms.

We were also named to Truven Health's "Top 15" health system list. TriHealth, Inc. is the leading healthcare system in Greater Cincinnati, Ohio and is committed to be the most integrated health system in the market.  Our mission is to improve the health status of the people we serve, and we are excited to make TriHealth an even greater place for people to work and for patients to receive care.  TriHealth is committed to ensuring that our strong values remain an integral part of who we are, what we stand for and what we believe in at our core. 


You Can Expect Comprehensive Health Benefits package, including, but not limited to:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability 
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Healthy Living Program: Earn Discounts on Medical Plan Expenses
  • Fitness Centers
  • Vendor Discounts


Apply today!  A job at TriHealth may be waiting for you!




Job Title:  Medical Records Coder and Abstractor


Location:  Good Samaritan Hospital

Hourly/Salaried:  Hourly

Employment Status: Full Time Position

Bi-Weekly Hours:80

Shift: Day Shift

Weekend Commitment:  No

Holiday Commitment:  No

On-Call Commitment:  No

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Medical, EMR, Medical Coding, Nursing, Registered Nurse, Healthcare