Job ID: 1222597
Employment Status: Full-Time
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.
The Professional Coder II works
independently to assign diagnosis, procedure codes and modifiers
for professional fee encounters while adhering to all regulatory
guidelines. This coder is responsible for assigning diagnosis and
surgical procedures for professional services. At least one of the
following certifications is required for this position: CCA, CPC,
CPC-A, CCS-P, RHIA, RHIT or CCS.
current of all changes in coding conventions, regulatory
guidelines, code updates and BJC coding
- Validates codes for all primary and secondary diagnoses.
Assigns procedure codes (excluding surgical procedures). Validates
E/M code assigned by provider.
provider for clarification or additional information as
- Effectively collaborates with leadership, providers and
practice staff as appropriate to ensure the integrity of the
medical record and coding compliance.
critical thinking skills, analyzes and resolves coding related
billing edits and denials.
School Diploma or GED
- Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise
not all benefits apply to all openings
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan
- 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
*Pension does not apply to
Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or
Parkland Health Center
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
Equal Opportunity Employer