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Coder 1

Job ID: 18191
Job Category: Administrative Non Clinical Support
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMG - Central Business Office
Location: Memphis, TN


Codes diagnoses and procedures of patient records. Abstracts information for resimbursement, reseach, and to generate statstical data. Perform daily feedback and education to providers , staff and patients of BMG.


  • Codes diagnoses and procedures of records.
  • 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, clinical documentation specialists, case managers, etc
  • Completes all requirements for assigned goals.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: Associates Degree

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. Associates Degree Preferred


Preferred: Up to one year prior experience in physician/professional outpatient surgery, and/or emergency department coding.

Licensure, Registration, Certification


Special Skills

Minimum: Basic skills in verbal and written communication.


Minimum: ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS

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: 5942 - Coder 1
Facility: BMG - Central Business Office
Department: MG CBO Coding
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
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