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Coder-Lead - HS Coding Corporate

Job ID: 18346
Job Category: Administrative Non Clinical Support
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office
Location: Memphis, TN


Codes activities including: providing expertise in the coding of diagnoses and procedures, staying current with coding changes, and serving as a resource to coding staff, clinical documentation specialists (CDS) and /or others as requested. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Provides expertise in the coding of diagnoses and procedures.
  • Serves as liaison between the coders, the Clinical Documentation Specialists (CDS) and Quality Coding Services.
  • Coordinates abstracting and code corrections.
  • Assists in the ongoing testing and updating of coding and abstracting systems.
  • Evaluates coding changes/questions/challenges from Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), Quality Coding Services, and payors.
  • Completes assigned goals.

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Minimum: Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. Still to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties.


Minimum: Skill and proficiency in coding inpatient and outpatient records utilizing ICD CM and CPT4 through 3 years experience in an acute care facility.


Preferred: CPT-4 Coding

Minimum: ICD CM Diagnosis and Procedure Coding

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: 10334 - Coder-Lead
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
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