Work in Iowa Healthcare Jobs

Job Information

Mitchell County Regional Health Coding Specialist Part-Time Flexible Hours REMOTE ONLY FROM IA AND NEIGHBORING STATES 1265 in Osage, Iowa

18.10 per hour | Until Filled (CST) | Osage, IA, USA | Hourly | Medical Records | Part Time

Who We Are:

Mitchell County Regional Health Center is in Osage, Iowa located in Mitchell County, which has a population of 10,600 people. MCRHC is a 25-bed critical access hospital, including a Level 4 Trauma Center Emergency Room seeing 3,200 visits annually. The Surgical Services department performs over 1,300 procedures annually, including specialties General Surgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Urology, Ophthalmology, Pain management, and Podiatry.

Come practice in a family-orientated, patient focused organization where your skills and knowledge are appreciated and valued!

About The Job:

Seeking a medical coder to help ensure the delivery of excellent healthcare services. The ideal candidate will have thorough knowledge of anatomical and medical terminology, as well as natural curiosity and an analytical mindset. While reviewing medical records, transcription, test results and other documentation, we rely on the coding specialist to ask questions, connect the dots, and uncover information that may be difficult to find-all to ensure a smooth billing process. The coder will abide by standard protocols of the profession while using their own methods to compile the most accurate information and promote organizational growth.

The Shift: 0.3 (24 hours in a 2 week pay period) the hours are flexible.

The Pay: $18.10 salary increases based on experience.

Location: Osage, IA. Will consider applicants from neighboring states. If hired, candidate needs to come to Osage, IA for pre-employment. MCRHC does not cover travel costs.

What We Need from You:

  • Maintains current knowledge regarding changes to CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS codes in terms of revisions to definitions and modifications of codes themselves.

  • Interprets provider service documentation and assigns accurate CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS codes.

  • Enters codes into computer system or distributes codes to other data entry staff.

  • Assists providers, PHO staff, insurance clerks, cashiers, and billing specialists, data entry clerks with interpretation of CPT, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10 and HCPCS codes as necessary to expedite billing to third-party carriers.

  • Responds to inquiries from internal customers, third-party carriers, and other external customers.

  • Maintains a current knowledge of government-funded programs and other third-party payors in order to effectively and accurately capture revenue.

  • Provides education to providers on required elements of documentation needed to support medical necessity and coding.

  • Maintains top-coding ability by taking approved professional education courses.

    Position Qualifications:


    Courses in medical terminology, ICD-10 and CPT coding, anatomy and physiology and pharmacology.

    Coding Certification preferred.


    At least two years of relevant health care experience or one year experience in CPT and ICD-10 coding systems preferred.

    Special Skills & Aptitudes:

    Must possess good interpersonal communication skills and be able to interact with a variety of customers including providers.

    Typing & computer skills

What We Give:

  • Paid Time Off

  • Competitive starting wage

  • Student Loan Assistance program available

  • Health, Dental and Life Insurance

  • State of Iowa Pension Plan (IPERS)

  • Flex Spending Accounts

  • Free use of on-site gym

  • Cafeteria Discounts

  • Optometry and Orthotic Discounts

  • Professional Development Opportunities

The Legal Items:

Reference Checks-Pre-Offer

Post offer drug screen is required.

Background Check-Post Offer Acceptance

Pre-Employment Screening Post offer acceptance

MCRHC is an equal opportunity employer.