Adventist Health System Risk Adjustment Specialist in Shawnee, Kansas


Shawnee Mission Health

SMH has provided faith-based, whole person care to the Kansas City community since 1962. SMH is more than just a hospital campus. We’re a network of health care facilities working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion and supporting an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties.

Our mission of Improving Health Through Christian Service is achieved each and every day through the dedication and commitment of our associates, physicians and volunteers. We strive to be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ's healing ministry.

The largest health care provider in Johnson County, Kansas, the SMH network includes SMMC and SMH - Prairie Star and will soon include SMH - Blue Valley, a third major health care facility. Our 54-acre campus at SMMC is comprised of the main hospital, a community health education building, six physician office buildings and an associate child care center. The Emergency Department at SMMC is the busiest in Johnson County. We deliver more babies each year at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area and our Center for Women’s Health is nationally recognized. We have seven Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 30 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care locations.


You will be responsible for:

  • Review medical record information to identify all appropriate coding based on CMS HCC categories.

  • Assigns and sequences ICD/CPT/HCPCS codes to diagnoses and procedures from documented information in the medical record.

  • Assures the final diagnoses as stated by the physician and other healthcare provider are valid and complete and of the highest level of specificity.

  • Reviews medical records to identify secondary complications and co-morbid conditions.

  • Codes and abstracts all necessary information with most accurately describes each documented diagnoses and procedures.

  • Provide support, education and training related to, quality of documentation, level of service and diagnosis coding consistent with established coding guidelines and standards.

What will you need?

  • High school diploma.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • 1 to 3 Years of Position-Related Experience. 5+ years of related experience preferred

  • Strongly prefer Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC) preferred

  • LPN or RN preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.