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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016
Valle Vista Hospital
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Description:
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the
nation's largest and most respected health care
management companies, operating through its subsidiaries
acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and
ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS
subsidiaries now have more than 74,000 employees. The
UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health
care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a
strong franchise based on exceptional service and
effective cost control. Our success comes from a
responsive management style and a service philosophy
based on integrity, competence and compassion.
Valle Vista Health System is a free-standing,
full-service provider of behavioral health and addiction
treatment services. We offer treatment for psychiatric
disorders as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation and
detoxification services. We have offered treatment for
children, adolescents and adults since 1983. Valle Vista
offers a full continuum of care including day or evening
outpatient services, intensive outpatient services,
partial hospitalization, residential treatment and acute
Position Summary: The Health Information Services
Coder/Abstractor participates as an integral member of
the Health Information Services team by ensuring the
quality maintenance of patient information within laws,
rules and regulations of federal and state licensing
agencies, and The Joint Commission standards for the
quality of patient care. The Coder/Abstractor has
primary responsibility of abstracting information from
the patient s record and assigning accurate ICD-10 codes
upon patient discharge.
Education/Licensure: Graduation from a health
information program that includes a certification in
ICD-10 coding (CCA Certified Coding Associate or CCS
Certified Coding Specialist).
Experience: Minimum of one year experience in healthcare
management/health information or clerical field
preferred that includes ICD-10 coding.