• Medical Coder

    Norton County Hospital has a full-time, on-site employment opportunity for a Medical Coder.  The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week.  Must be detail-oriented, a team player, self-motivated, and have excellent communication and computer skills. Qualified applicate must have high school diploma/GED.  Training is available to this position.  Preferred qualifications include post-secondary degree or experience in medical records, medical terminology, medical coding, or claims/billing for a medical office.
     
    Primary responsibilities include but not limited to: 

    • Assign codes to diagnoses and procedures, using ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases) and CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes
    • Ensure codes are accurate and sequenced correctly in accordance with government and insurance regulations
    • Follow up with the provider on any documentation that is insufficient or unclear
    • Communicate with other clinical staff regarding documentation
    • Search for information in cases where the coding is complex or unusual
    • Receive and review patient charts and documents for accuracy
    • Review the previous day's batch of patient notes for evaluation and coding
    • Ensure that all codes are current and active
     Benefit package includes paid time off (PTO), BCBS health insurance, various supplemental insurances, and KPERS retirement, life insurance, and long-term disability.
     
    Applications can be picked up at the Hospital Admissions Desk, requested by email from shempler@ntcohosp.com, or printed from the Employment Opportunities page on our website www.ntcohosp.com.  Please return application to Shannan Hempler, Human Resources, Norton County Hospital, P.O. Box 250, Norton, Kansas 67654 or emailed to shempler@ntcohosp.com.  EOE

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  • Norton Highlights

    Sept. 2017: TRAVELING KANSAS is a local production from Smoky Hills Public Television that highlights communities, people and attractions across the state. This episode explores the past and present with a spotlight on the restoration of several historic buildings in Norton and the economic development efforts throughout the county.

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  • Member Spotlight

    Valley Hope of Norton (Founded in 1967) With a 50-year legacy of helping thousands of patients and families, Valley Hope is nationally-known as a trusted provider of addiction treatment and recovery support. Founded in Norton in 1967, Valley Hope provides patient-centered, compassionate treatment to people and families impacted by drug and alcohol addiction. Valley Hope’s residential treatment program includes safe, medically-monitored detoxification from drugs and alcohol, healing therapies, addiction education, family care, relapse prevention planning and long-term recovery strategies. If you or someone you know is struggling with drugs or alcohol, get help 24/7 by calling for a free, confidential assessment. Learn more about addiction, treatment and recovery by calling 1-800-544-5101 or visit https://valleyhope.org

     

     

     

     

  • News Releases

  • Click here for the latest issue of the LENORA MERIDIAN 

    MEDIA RELEASE: Governor Laura Kelly Relocates Tourism to the Kansas Department of Commerce to Spur Economic Growth

    Norton County Community Foundation Awards $2,500 in March Grant Cycle PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Community Foundation Announces Winter Exhibition in the Gloria A Nelson Cultural Arts Center PRESS RELEASE     

    Norton County Entities Receive $1.3 Million in COVID -Relief Funding PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Community Foundation Raised Nearly $167,000 December 2020 PRESS RELEASE

    Norton County Hospital Recognized in Statewide Competition PRESS RELEASE