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Coding Specialist, EBEW

Job Description

Job ID: 1210789
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.


Role Purpose

Inpatient Coder I - Assigns diagnosis and procedure codes to Community Hospital Inpatient accounts using ICD-10 coding classification system in compliance with coding guidelines. Coding Specialist - Review and resolve coding related billing edits. Utilize ICD-9/ICD-10 and CPT classifications in compliance with coding guidelines. Coding Specialist utilizes ICD-10 and CPT coding classifications systems to resolve billing edits.


  • Performs accurate data entry by utilizing computerized abstracting system.
  • Meets production standards for number of records coded and abstracted.
  • Adheres to established processes and procedures. Utlitizes coding resources.
  • Works independently with minimal supervision. Communicates timely and appropriately.
  • Coding Specialist only: Analyze and resolve coding related billing edits, Identifies appropriate department(s) to facilitate resolution of edits.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • <2 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

    Licenses & Certifications



    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Associate's Degree
  • - Health Information Management
  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 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, 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