Dignity Health Coder II in MERCED, California


Mercy Medical Center (MMC), a Dignity Health member, is a 186 bed acute care, religious sponsored, not-for-profit hospital located in the city of Merced, California. MMC opened on May 2, 2010 and employs over 1,300 people, making it one of the largest employees in Merced County. MMC has a professional relationship with more than 250 local physicians. Major programs and services include: one licensed acute care facility with a family birthing center, intensive care unit, emergency care and four floors housing, telemetry and medical/surgical nursing units. There are three outpatient facilities, Mercy UC Davis Cancer Center, Mercy Outpatient Center and the Mercy Medical Pavilion. Services at these outpatient centers include home care, physical and cardiac rehabilitation, ambulatory surgery, cancer care, laboratory, imaging and endoscopy. MMC primary service area includes the cities of Merced, Atwater, Winton and the County of Merced


Position Summary

Responsible for the assignment of ICD-9-CM diagnostic and procedure codes with regards to DRG and APC cases. Assigns CPT4/HCPS for procedure codes.

AHIMA, CCS, CCSP, Intermediate coder, coder, coding


Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least two (2) years’ experience with ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding and 3M Interface coding system in an acute hospital.

  • Ability to possess information within a medical record to determine correct codes.

  • Computer literate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Possess and maintain a current Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or RHIT certificate.

  • Some college courses in Anatomy/Physiology and Medical Terminology.

  • Effective communication, both verbal and written

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Job ID 2018-54950

Employment Type Full Time

Department Health Information Management

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced

Shift Day

Location MERCED

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon - Fri, 8- 4:30 p.m. varied weekends

Work Schedule 8 Hour