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Coding Educator(Outpatient coding - ASU and ED)

Job Description

Job ID: 1220396
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 Education Coordinator is responsible for developing and providing coding education for the Enterprise Coding staff. This position serves as a subject matter expert, providing guidance on documentation integrity in order to support compliant coding. This position also conducts pattern/trend analysis and identifies educational opportunities.


  • Develops and provides education to the Enterprise Coding staff.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for Enterprise Coding; proactively identifies issues or trends and reports to coding leadership as appropriate.
  • Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI), Quality, Compliance and other departments as appropriate.
  • Assists in reviewing medical record documentation to ensure that assigned coding and abstracting is complete and accurate.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • 2-5 years

    Licenses & Certifications

  • RHIT, CCS or CPC


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Associate's Degree
  • Associate's Degree
  • 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