Centura Health CODER II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 21,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.

Through Centura Health’s 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.

Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.

If you’re ready to discover the difference of working for a fully-integrated health system with a non-profit, faith-based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 132036_

_Recruiter Contact:_ KeeganSwihart@centura.org

_Schedule:_ Full Time

_Shift:_ Days

_Job Summary_

This is an entry to intermediate level coding position that codes and abstracts outpatient records for data retrieval, analysis, reimbursement and research. Codes and enters diagnostic and procedure codes into a designated coding and abstracting system utilizing the 3M encoder, as appropriate. Meets qualitative and quantitative coding standards and demonstrates the ability to navigate an EMR. Ability to code across all Centura facilities.

_Minimum Education Requirements_

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Minimum successful completion of coding certificate program

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

A minimum of one year of outpatient coding experience

Must demonstrate competency of outpatient coding guidelines specific to outpatient diagnostics and/or emergency


Demonstrate technical coding competency in coding with current Coding and Indexing systems

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pharmacology and coding systems (i.e. 3M)


  • Prefer current AHIMA credentials (i.e. RHIA, RHIT, CCA) or AAPC credential (CPC)

_Job Responsibilities (essential functions identified with a * )_

  • Accurately assigns codes in current Coding and Indexing systems for outpatient accounts, creates APC group assignments while adhering to coding guidelines, regulations and compliance plan. *

  • Accurately abstracts pertinent information from patient records into the designated computer system and utilizes reports effectively for follow up. *

  • Ability to communicate well verbally and written, stay organized and demonstrate effective time management skills. *

  • Meets qualitative and quantitative standards. *

  • Demonstrates proficiency of designated coding and abstracting system, 3M encoder and online resources and electronic medical record (EMR). *

_Physical Requirements_

  • Sedentary work -(prolonged periods of sitting and exert up to 10lbs force occasionally)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.