Coding Specialist I
Minneapolis, MN US
Posted 54 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description


Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Commons is the Minneapolis-based headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Allina's Abbott Northwestern Hospital, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.

  • Analyze inpatient hospital medical records
  • Assign accurate ICD-CM, MS-DRG for inpatient facility coding
  • Retrospective querying of the healthcare provider as needed for accurate severity / DRG assignment (inpatient)
  • Accurate and timely abstracting and coding
  • 2 year Health Information Technician graduate, 4 year Registered Health Information Administrator graduate, or completion of a Coding Specialist Certificate program and / or CCA certificate with requirement to pass the CCS exam within 2 years of course completion
  • 2 years inpatient facility coding experience preferred
  • Completion of coursework for ICD-10-CM preferred


  • 2 years inpatient facility coding experience preferred (including inpatient DRG assignment)


  • Knowledge of ICD-9-CM required, and knowledge of ICD-10-CM preferred, MS-DRG coding classifications
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy and physiology
  • Ability to read and interpret physician / healthcare provider documents
  • Ability to interpret terminology in the record when it differs from terms in ICD-CM
  • Using judgment to translate conditions into accurate codes
  • Code within timeframes established for accounts receivable goals
  • Computer skills


Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
  • Full time: 40 hours / week
  • Day Shift
  • Work Schedule: Monday - Friday or 4 days (but must work Fridays)
  • Non Contract

**We have 2 job openings, please apply to this posting to be considered both**

Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA

Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Full Time
Required Experience
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