Inpatient Coder

Full Time
4714 Gettysburg Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
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Job Description

Select Medical Corporate Headquarters

4714 Gettysburg Road

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055

Inpatient Coder (Entry Level)

Full Time Mon-Fri 7:00am - 4pm (flexible)

On-site in Mechanicsburg

Remote schedule offered only after obtaining CCS credentials and demonstration of consistently

meeting production and quality standards (typically one year on-site)

Starting at $24.50/hr

Diverse Health Benefit Packages, PTO & EID Leave, 401K company match & more

*Did you successfully complete a medical coding education program?

*Are you looking for a promising career coding inpatient medical records?

*Do you want to work with an innovative and collaborative team?

Then this might be an opportunity for you! 

Watch to learn what it's like to work with Select Medical!


Entry level position responsible for reviewing multidisciplinary inpatient medical records and health information in order to classify patient diagnoses and procedures by accurate ICD-10-PCS codes and DRGs.

  • Evaluate documentation of patient care to code and abstract data used for statistics, state reporting, reimbursement and other needs.
  • Assign ICD-10-CM codes to inpatient diagnoses, treatments and procedures according to coding guidelines.
  • Complete coding with an error rate within the work standard and maintains standards relative to productivity and quality.
  • Communicate verbally and in writing with physicians, medical staff and other care professionals when documentation needs clarification for accurate code assignment which may or may not impact reimbursement.
  • Prepare workload reports and participate in department management studies, as well as data quality reviews or other documentation audits.
  • Perform peer review of codes and DRG assignment.
  • Keep knowledge of coding and DRG assignment current by reviewing federal publications and other reference materials for changes in regulations and practice guidelines.
  • Monitor compliance with documentation standards required for accurate and thorough coding
  • Investigate, evaluate and identify opportunities for documentation improvement
  • Provide guidance to hospital CEOs, medical staff and others regarding compliant documentation practices required for accurate reimbursement and statistics



  • Completed medical coding education program with an emphasis on inpatient coding
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills


  • RHIA, RHIT, CCS or CPC-H credentials
  • Experience in ICD-10-CM diagnosis, procedure coding and DRG validation
  • One or more years of experience with inpatient hospital medical records coding

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Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.


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