Mount Sinai Careers

Coding Clerk -Days

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Reviews and classifies clinical data from the patients records for the Hospital Center’s reimbursement administrative performance improvement systems

  • Reads medical records including discharge summary, progress notes, consultations, operative reports, diagnostic laboratory reports etc. to ensure appropriate diagnoses and procedures are documented in inpatient, ambulatory surgery and emergency department patient records

  • Applies uniform discharge data set (UHDDS) definitions to select the principal diagnosis and sequence secondary diagnoses, complications, co-morbidities and procedures as documented in the medical record

  • Utilizes available tools, both manual and electronic,to code diagnoses and procedures in accordance with the established international classification of diseases (ICD-9-CM) and Common Procedural terminology (CPT-4), principles and conventions

  • Abstracts specified elements for the completion of the medical record abstract

  • Enters data into a CRT terminal for inclusion in the hospital center’s data base, assignment of diagnostic related groups (DRG) classification, transmission to the patient’s bill, submission to NYCHSRO,Sparcs case mix, indices and NYSDOH registries

  • Prints attestation as needed in accordance with departmental policies and procedures

  • Codes and abstracts inpatient, ambulatory surgery and emergency room records


  • High School diploma or equivalent required with a comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity 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 medicine together.


We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make 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 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 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

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