Certified Coder I at Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp in Toksook Bay, Alaska

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Job Description:

Certified Coder I




Toksook Bay, Alaska



The vision: Through Native Self-Determination and Culturally Relevant Health Systems, we strive to be the healthiest people.


At the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation (YKHC) we administer a comprehensive healthcare system throughout 58 rural communities with a mission of Working Together to Achieve Excellent Health.


YKHC serves 58 federally-recognized Tribes and operates 41 Village Clinics. Our five larger communities are served by five Sub-Regional Clinics. All communities in our service area are served by the 55 bed regional hospital in Bethel.


For more information about our hospital or the region please visit
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - We Strive to be the Healthiest People (www.ykhc.org)



Position Summary:

This position is a certified coder who assigns ICD and CPT codes to diagnoses and procedures and abstracts the codes and patient data into the Financial and Clinical computer systems.



Position Qualifications:



  • High school diploma or GED. Successfully pass Records Custodian Class.

  • Successfully completed and passed Medical Terminology Course. Successfully completed and passed ICD-9 (or equivalent) Course. Successfully completed and passed CPT-4 (or equivalent) Course.

  • 6 months experience in medical records. 2 years experience doing data entry.

  • Must be a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Specialist - Physician based (CCS-P) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Professional Coder - Hospital based (CPC-H).

  • Able to operate printers, copiers, faxes and shredders.

  • Able to use appropriate menus in the Clinical and Financial computer systems.

  • Able to use 3M's Code 3 Coding and Reimbursement system.

  • Able to type 50 wpm or faster (corrected for errors).


Benefits Include:



  • Generous PTO - beginning at 4.5 weeks

  • Ten paid holidays

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Retirement plans

  • Employee Wellness Center


Additional Information:

ID:13796Location:Toksook BayDepartment:Toksook Bay Subregional CenterEmployment Duration:80 Full timeTemporary Status:Not ApplicableHours per Week:40
Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status and any other basis protected by law. Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.


Under P.L. 93-638, preference is given to Alaska Native/American Indian applicants.


For more information, please contact the YKHC Recruitment Department at YKHCRecruitment@YKHC.org or phone (907) 543-6060 and ask to speak with a recruiter.


To view more positions available please visit YKHC Career Center (https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/v2/jobSearch?org=YKHC&cws=41)




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