About the Organization
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.
Provide clinically based, daily, concurrent and retrospective review of inpatient medical records. Includes facilitation of appropriate provider documentation of patient care to accurately reflect severity of illness, intensity of service and risk of mortality. Works collaboratively with the Providers and Coding staff to provide physician and staff education related to clinical documentation. Knowledgeable of Federal, State and other payer regulations and requirements that will impact documentation. Knowledge of the Medicare query guidelines. Responsible to interact with the providers both verbally and in writing to obtain appropriate documentation clarification in the Medical Record. Knowledge of the ICD 10 CM Coding guidelines and rules. Strong oral and written communication skills. Good organizational skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Good customer service skills. Will play a significant role in obtaining accurate and compliant reimbursement for acute care services and in reporting quality outcomes.
Requirements: LPN,RN, RHIT/RHIA,CCS credential preferred. Minimum of 2 years clinical or inpatient coding experience in an acute care setting required.