Certified Hospital Inpatient Medical Coder

Remote Hospital Inpatient Coder

This is a full-time, remote/work from home, hourly position on the UCHealth Inpatient Coding team. Potential opportunity for eligible out-of-state applicants. Flexible work schedule. All required hardware/software provided, including dual monitors, keyboard, mouse. Assigns ICD-10-CM and PCS codes using computer-assisted-coding tools, and applies appropriate coding classifications for assigned service lines. 

Job duties

  • Responsible for accurately assigning and sequencing ICD-10 CM and PCS codes and POA indicators, identifying query opportunities, and abstracting data based on medical record documentation for all acute care hospital patient types.
  • Appropriately applies official coding guidelines and relevant coding references to all inpatient coding scenarios.
  • Collaborates with CDI, Quality, and leadership to capture necessary quality measures.
  • Enhances coding knowledge and skills with continuing education.


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Coding-related certification from AHIMA or AAPC
  • 1 year of Inpatient coding experience OR 3 years of Outpatient coding


  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) highly desired
  • 3+ years of hospital inpatient coding experience highly desired
  • Level I Trauma coding experience
  • Epic experience
  • 3M encoder experience
  • Computer-assisted coding