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Coding Supervisor, Outpatient Pro Fee Coding

Job Description

Job ID: 1212178
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

The Coding Supervisor is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Enterprise Coding department including coordination, prioritization, personnel supervision and issue resolution. This position supervises the operational workflow and processes related to coding. This position also works closely with the Coding Managers and HIM Leaders/other hospital departments as needed to ensure timely and compliant coding.


  • Supervises coding staff for the purpose of providing accurate diagnostic and procedural coded data for statistical, financial, clinical and quality improvement purposes. At the same time ensuring work processes and procedures comply with all regulatory and compliance requirements. Serves as a resource to coders for coding, abstracting and process related questions.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, performance management, and professional development of coding staff.
  • Monitors and addresses coding professional's performance such as productivity, quality, adherence to processes, and use of tools and resources.
  • Accountable for the management of coding queues and reports to support timely coding; manages volumes to assure that resources are appropriately utilized.
  • Proactively identifies issues impacting coding goals; keeps Coding Manager/Director informed of challenges, issues, obstacles and presents solutions.
  • Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with peers to achieve the goals of Enterprise Coding and Revenue Cycle Management.
  • Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with customers in areas such as Revenue Management, CDI, HIM, CDM and other areas as appropriate.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Associate's Degree


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

    Licenses & Certifications

  • RHIT, CCS or CPC


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Bachelor's Degree

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Registered Health Info Admin

  • 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