Mount Sinai Careers

CODER LEVEL 2

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description



Mount Sinai Health System Careers

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Our multidisciplinary approach to patient care defines us as an organization. Contributing to our world-renowned reputation is the dedication of allied health professionals. Working collaboratively with nurses and physicians, our allied health providers are valued partners providing diagnostic and therapeutic extensions of care on a daily basis. Mount Sinai’s allied health team members work side-by-side with global leaders in health care to create a patient-focused network of services that support healing in our local communities and around the globe.

 

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!



GENERAL SUMMARY:
Responsible for coding and analysis of complex inpatient medical records, utilizing ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification) ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases 10th revision)  coding guidelines and conventions for establishment of diagnosis and procedures. The coded information is utilized for reimbursement purposes, data retrieval, education, to support medical research activity, assessment of clinical care, evaluation of medical services, case mix for the facility, and identification of health care concerns for public health.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

1.      Thoroughly review, analyze, and interpret the entire medical record (electronic and hardcopy), including progress notes, consultation reports, physician orders, nursing notes,  operative reports, pathology reports, radiology reports, laboratory results, medication records, other ancillary service reports, and the discharge summary to identify all diagnoses and procedures occurring/affecting the current admission.

2.      Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology, disease process, pharmacology, to identify diagnoses and procedures documented in the medical record.

3.      Apply knowledge of the ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM coding system to translate identified diagnoses and procedures to codes for accurate reimbursement and data.

4.      Adhere to Official ICD-9-CM , ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines when identifying diagnoses and procedures.

5.      Abstract information regarding congenital malformations for reporting to the Congenital Malformations Registry (CMR) as mandated by New York State.

6.      Utilize the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set Definitions (UHDDS) to select the principal diagnosis, principal procedure, and other relevant diagnoses and procedures.

7.      Utilize all available resources to assist coding and reimbursement to the facility, including the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM & ICD-10-CM, Faye Brown’s ICD-9-CM & ICD-10-CM Coding Handbook, electronic reference material available in 3M encoder, and institutional coding policies.

8.      Alert the Coding Compliance Managers when the medical record documentation requires further clarification.

9.      Use Webstrat encoder logic and grouper software to assign diagnosis and procedure codes and respective DRG. Utilize the clinical analyzer to assist in refining and focusing on reimbursement under the DRG payment system.

10.  Maintain and continually enhance and update coding skills and knowledge by participating in continuing education programs to support the effective application of ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM  and coding guidelines to inpatient diagnoses and procedures. This is extremely important due to the fast pace of technological and clinical advances in the medical field and in retaining credentials.

11.  Abide by all Federal and state regulations,  as dictated by CMS, Medicaid, and other third party payers regarding reimbursement for the facility.

12.  Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

13.  Maintain confidentiality of all patient records and medical and other information.


REQUIREMENTS:

CCS  required.

Minimum 2 - 5 years inpatient coding experience in acute care hospital

Proficiency in the use of computers 3M or Optum Webstrat knowledge or other encoding system. Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

 

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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 committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

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. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans



Mount Sinai Health System Careers

Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?

 

Our multidisciplinary approach to patient care defines us as an organization. Contributing to our world-renowned reputation is the dedication of allied health professionals. Working collaboratively with nurses and physicians, our allied health providers are valued partners providing diagnostic and therapeutic extensions of care on a daily basis. Mount Sinai’s allied health team members work side-by-side with global leaders in health care to create a patient-focused network of services that support healing in our local communities and around the globe.

 

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!



GENERAL SUMMARY:
Responsible for coding and analysis of complex inpatient medical records, utilizing ICD-9-CM (International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification) ICD-10-CM (International Classification of Diseases 10th revision)  coding guidelines and conventions for establishment of diagnosis and procedures. The coded information is utilized for reimbursement purposes, data retrieval, education, to support medical research activity, assessment of clinical care, evaluation of medical services, case mix for the facility, and identification of health care concerns for public health.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

1.      Thoroughly review, analyze, and interpret the entire medical record (electronic and hardcopy), including progress notes, consultation reports, physician orders, nursing notes,  operative reports, pathology reports, radiology reports, laboratory results, medication records, other ancillary service reports, and the discharge summary to identify all diagnoses and procedures occurring/affecting the current admission.

2.      Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology, disease process, pharmacology, to identify diagnoses and procedures documented in the medical record.

3.      Apply knowledge of the ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM coding system to translate identified diagnoses and procedures to codes for accurate reimbursement and data.

4.      Adhere to Official ICD-9-CM , ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines when identifying diagnoses and procedures.

5.      Abstract information regarding congenital malformations for reporting to the Congenital Malformations Registry (CMR) as mandated by New York State.

6.      Utilize the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set Definitions (UHDDS) to select the principal diagnosis, principal procedure, and other relevant diagnoses and procedures.

7.      Utilize all available resources to assist coding and reimbursement to the facility, including the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Coding Clinic for ICD-9-CM & ICD-10-CM, Faye Brown’s ICD-9-CM & ICD-10-CM Coding Handbook, electronic reference material available in 3M encoder, and institutional coding policies.

8.      Alert the Coding Compliance Managers when the medical record documentation requires further clarification. 

9.      Use Webstrat encoder logic and grouper software to assign diagnosis and procedure codes and respective DRG. Utilize the clinical analyzer to assist in refining and focusing on reimbursement under the DRG payment system. 

10.  Maintain and continually enhance and update coding skills and knowledge by participating in continuing education programs to support the effective application of ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM  and coding guidelines to inpatient diagnoses and procedures. This is extremely important due to the fast pace of technological and clinical advances in the medical field and in retaining credentials.

11.  Abide by all Federal and state regulations,  as dictated by CMS, Medicaid, and other third party payers regarding reimbursement for the facility.

12.  Abide by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

13.  Maintain confidentiality of all patient records and medical and other information.


REQUIREMENTS: 

CCS  required.

Minimum 2 - 5 years inpatient coding experience in acute care hospital

Proficiency in the use of computers 3M or Optum Webstrat knowledge or other encoding system. Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

 

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 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 hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 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 committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

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. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans