Mount Sinai Careers

Coder Inpatient

Astoria, New York
Allied Health


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
 
Roles & Responsibilities:
 
 Provides proper, accurate, and optimal coding of patient medical records consistent with medical, corporate, administrative, legal, ethical, acridities, and regulatory requirements, guidelines, and established conventions using ICD-10 coding schemes.
 
  • Reviews patient charts thoroughly to ascertain all diagnoses/procedures.
  • Assigns and codes all ICD-10 diagnoses, as well as applicable CPT procedures.
  • Abstracts Discharge Disposition, Consultation, External Cause of Injury Codes, Transfer out Facility Codes, as well as others.
  • Performs ICD-10 coding and DRG calculation when requested.
  • Utilizes computerized coding/abstracting equipment.
  • Ensures data quality and optimum reimbursement allowable under the federal and state payment systems.
  • Acts a resource person to hospital staff in coding and may provide education regarding coding changes/issues.
Requirements:
 
Education:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Thorough knowledge of Medical Terminology, ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding, as well as DRG logic and CRT coding.  Thorough knowledge of current coding guidelines.
  • Medical Records experience or related background
  • CCA, CPC, CCS Certification          
Strength Through Diversity
 
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 
 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
 
Who We Are
 
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
 
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