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Inpatient Coder Coordinator

Job Description

Job ID: 1195860
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


Overview


Role Purpose

Acts as liaison with hospital departments / committees regarding issues related to coding, and provides quality improvement monitoring for coding activities as well as ongoing training in relation to coding processes. Performs quality reviews of coded information. Provides coding instruction/resource to coding staff.


Responsibilities

  • Assigns diagnosis and procedure codes using classifications in compliance with regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Serves as coding liaison to other departments, physicians and other customers.
  • Assists in coder development and growth through training, in servicing and conducting concurrent and retrospective audits of coders.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
  • - HIM/related

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • RHIA/RHIT/CCS

  • 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