Coding Specialist Job

Full Job Title: coding Specialist

Job Number: 17005640

Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: PRN

Hours: 7:00AM-3:00PM


SSM Saint Louis University Hospital

Credentialed Coder - Outpatient

PRN, 12 hours/ week

  • The Credentialed Coder is responsible for the review of outpatient medical records with assignment of the appropriate ICD 9 CM, CPT 4 codes consistent with SSM Health Coding Polices and to ensure accurate reimbursement.
  • Collects, analyzes, assigns and sequences all codes for: diseases, operations, newborns, and complications for each patient discharge, outpatient surgery or outpatient observation according to the latest coding systems.
  • Assigns ICD 9 and CPT codes for diagnosis and procedures accurately and completely.
  • Assures accurate and complete entry of data in the Meditech abstract module as defined by the hospital
  • Provides service excellence to the customers of Saint Louis University Hospital by delivering timely, high quality care.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Technology required
  • One year of outpatient coding and abstracting experience preferred
  • Medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology and survey of disease
  • RHIA, RHIT or CCS or eligible to test for any of these Certifications
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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