Coder Heart Clinic Arkansas

Requisition ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Cardiology Clinic
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Vincent Health


CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas has a full-time opportunity for a Coder to join our team in Little Rock. This is a great opportunity to join a cohesive, family-oriented team.  Our clinic offers great work hours (Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm) and flexibility!

We understand you have personal responsibilities outside of your profession and also care about your well-being. With you in mind, we offer the following benefits to support your work/life balance: 

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance 
  • Premium Access to our Family Care Program supporting your needs for childcare, pet care, and/or adult dependent care 
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft  
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family 
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)  
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development 
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs 
  • Adoption Assistance 
  • Wellness Programs 
  • Flexible spending accounts 


Connect with us today to learn more about a nursing career with CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas! 

CHI St. Vincent, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, delivers care to more than one million patients each year. At CHI St. Vincent Heart Clinic Arkansas, you will be an important part of the state’s largest and most diverse network of heart specialists. And we are close to home with services in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Hot Springs, Searcy and Conway and more than 25 community locations.




  • Ability to identify through chart review the correct principal and/or secondary diagnosis and may also require:
  • Ability to identify through chart review the correct principal and/or secondary  procedures . 
  • The correct information pulled from/abstracted from clinical records
  • The correct assignment of DRG
  • The correct CPT and ICD-9 assignment on outpatient charts
  • The correct information abstracted for generic quality assurance screens
  • The ability to code in absence of another coder
  • The ability to answer technical questions regarding coding
  • The performance of related responsibilities as required or assigned
  • Maintains confidentiality of clinical information from patient record
  • Stays current on latest coding compliance information for inpatient and/or outpatient records
  • May require knowledge and ability to use 3M Coding system       
  • Notifies manager or other appropriate persons of problems
  • Ability to investigate errors and resolutions
  • Provides frequent and clear performance feedback to staff based on individual needs and job requirements and may include:
  • The ability to communicate with physicians as needed regarding diagnosis and/or procedures in medical records
  • The ability to communicate with patients regarding coding issues
  • The ability to communicate with other hospital staff as needed
  • Providing education and direction to physicians and providers on Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance billing requirements
  • Correct keying of codes into the computer
  • The performance of related responsibilities as required or assigned


Minium Requirements:

  • Graduate of approved coding school or at least six months coding experience in a full-service acute care hospital. 
  • Position may require the ability to obtain CPC designation and/or CCS within two years of employment.
  • At least six months medical and hospital coding


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