Coder 4

at Baptist Memorial in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description


Codes diagnoses and procedures of outpatient surgery and observation records and abstracts information for reimbursement, research, and to generate statistical data. Performs other duties as assigned.


+ Codes diagnoses and procedures of outpatient records pertaining to Outpatient Surgery, Outpatient Observation, Emergency Department, and Outpatient Ancillary departments.

+ Abstracts information by reviewing records for reimbursement, statistical purposes for the daily operations, medical staff, and regulatory agencies.

+ Serves as a resource to physicians, physician office staff, APC Coordinators, Business Office staff, etc.

+ Completes assigned goals.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) helpful but not required. Minimum: Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. Skill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties.


Preferred: One year prior experience in outpatient surgery, and/or emergency department coding.

Special Skills

Minimum: Basic skills in verbal and written communication.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ’s three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:

+ Competitive salaries

+ Paid vacation/time off

+ Continuing education opportunities

+ Generous retirement plan

+ Health insurance, including dental and vision

+ Sick leave

+ Service awards

+ Free parking

+ Short-term disability

+ Life insurance

+ Health care and dependent care spending accounts

+ Education assistance/continuing education

+ Employee referral program

Job Summary:

Position: 5927 – Coder 4

Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office

Department: HS Coding Corporate

Category: Administrative Non Clinical Support

Type: Non Clinical

Work Type: Full Time

Work Schedule: Days

Location: US:TN:Memphis

Located in the Memphis metro area REQNUMBER: 19570

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Job Posting: JC254339694

Posted On: Jan 26, 2024

Updated On: Apr 12, 2024

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