BJC Careers

Outpatient Coder (MEDGRP) Full Time

Belleville, IL
Health Information Management

Job Description

Job ID: 1172326
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Memorial Medical Group is Southern Illinois' largest multi-specialty clinic with 79 providers in 39 different offices. MMG has located its offices in 10 local communities to provide the healthcare you need right in your neighborhood. 

We are focused on meeting the needs of our community with a comprehensive group of physicians. Anchored by a strong base of primary care providers in the specialties of family practice and internal medicine, MMG offers 19 additional physician specialties including pulmonology, cardiology, orthopedics, sports medicine, and obstetrics/gynecology. We want to meet all of your medical needs right here close to home. 

Our physicians are board certified with many of them certified in multiple specialties. Their training spans many major medical schools including Washington University, St. Louis University and Southern Illinois School of Medicine. 

The Central Billing Department of Memorial Medical Group provides centralized billing and collection using computerized billing systems.

Join Us!

Role Purpose

Assigns diagnosis and procedure codes using ICD9/10 and CPT classifications in compliance with regulatory agency guidelines for physician offices.


  • Performs accurate data entry by utilizing computerized abstracting system.
  • Assigns codes for all primary and secondary diagnoses and procedures.
  • Queries physician for clarification or additional information as required.
  • Meets production and quality standards for number of records coded and abstracted.
  • Ensures completeness and quality of record coding.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise

  • Preferred Requirements


  • No Experience
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Coding Associate
  • Certified Professional Coder

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer