Job Description

Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: 8-10


This HMC Medical Coder position is located in our Homer Medical Center.


This is a full-time benefited position, 40 hours per week, day shift.  This position is in-person, and has the potential to be a hybrid schedule (part remote, part in-person).

Starting Salary: 

$27.23 – $34.90/hr and up (rate of pay range quoted is for 0-20 years of experience, rate is higher with more years of experience, rate is higher with certification, PLUS shift differentials for evenings, nights and weekends)

What you'll do:

  • Be responsible for reviewing, coding, and accurately assigning diagnosis and procedure codes to Homer Medical Center/ South Peninsula Hospital (HMC/SPH) super bills.
  • Identify the appropriate codes to the highest specificity using appropriate coding guidelines, thus ensuring all coded records meet HMC/SPH, state and federal requirements.
  • Perform coding in a timely and accurate manner to meet ethical standards, compliance audits, and for optimal reimbursement.

What you'll need:

    • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
    • Have an AAPC certification.
    • One to two years experience in medical coding is preferred.
    • The ability to maintain productivity through long periods working at a desk.
    • Ten-key and excellent keyboard skills are preferred.
    • Present a professional appearance, deal courteously and respectfully with patients, staff and Providers.
    • Be able to perform work with attention to detail, be able to maintain accuracy, be able to maintain strict confidentiality, and be able to contribute to a pleasant, positive working environment.

    What you'll get: 

    • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance,
    • Up to $2,000 annual Health Reimbursement Account w/health insurance,
    • Generous Paid Time Off / Vacation Time and Sick Time,
    • 8 Paid Holidays Per Year,
    • Health & Wellness Reimbursement - up to $400 per year,
    • Annual Retention Bonus,
    • 403b Retirement Plan with employer match!
    • Company Sponsored Life Insurance,
    • Student Loan Forgiveness,
    • Tuition Reimbursement, 
    • Bereavement Leave - up to 40 hours,
    • In-House Workout Facility and much more!

    About Us:

    South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH), with an attached 28 bed long term care facility, and a variety of clinics. We provide care close to home for the southern Kenai Peninsula. We have been three times named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital out of more than 1,300 critical access hospitals nationwide.

    Homer, Alaska, is a seaside town nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. Homer is on the road system, and a four to five hour drive from Anchorage. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!

    Contact Us:

    If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Tara Kain, HR Recruiter, in the Human Resources Department at South Peninsula Hospital, at 907-235-0950 or email

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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