Coding Specialist

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is a trusted provider of high quality, local health care. At Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, we strive to be a premier employer, known for our strong commitment to high employee satisfaction scores while offering competitive salary and benefit packages. Monroe County Hospital & Clinics employs 185 team members and is proud to be called a Top 150 Workplace by the Des Moines Register three years in a row.

Job Description

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is seeking a Full-time Coding Specialist to join our team.

Primary duties for this position include:

  • Reviews documentation on each medical record.
  • Checks medical records to ensure proper documentation, signatures, and results.
  • Assigns codes to all patient types using ICD-10, CPT-4, HCPCS, and modifier principals and guidelines.
  • Assigns facility level on emergency room patients according to guidelines and policies.
  • Assigns physician level on emergency room patients according to guidelines and policies.
  • Monitors charges on all patient types, debiting or crediting as necessary.
  • Assigns proper infusion billing hierarchy according to current guidelines.
  • Assists with release of information requests, both walk-in requests and over the phone.
  • Maintains RHIT and/or other certifications by attending education opportunities when applicable.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ongoing compliance with MCHC educational and training requirements.
  • Adheres to the MCHC mission, vision, values, and Standards of Behavior.
  • Maintains patient and hospital confidentiality.
  • Promotes and maintains positive relationships with patients, visitors, coworkers, and providers.
  • Actively participates in department huddles, in-services, meetings, and educational opportunities.
  • Follows all departmental policies and procedures and adheres to departmental budget.
Job Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current coding or RHIT certification or equivalent experience
  • Mandatory reporting certified or within 90 days of hire.
  • Overall attention to detail, organizational ability, and ability to prioritize.
  • The ability to work in teams and communicate accurately and clearly.
  • Computer experience using Microsoft Office 2007 Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Proficient in English in order to communicate with patients, families, and other caregiver.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Completed educational program in medical coding.
  • Excellent ICD-10 CM, CPT-4 and HCPCS coding skills with previous coding experience
  • Knowledge of encoder software.

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics offers an excellent benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts
  • Allstate Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous PTO Package

Pre-employment drug screening and DCI checks required. E.O.E

Job Schedule

Full-time, 40 hours per week


Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, 6580 165th St Albia, IA 52531
Phone: (641) 932-1756 | Fax: (641) 932-1671 | Web: