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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/22/2016

Saint Luke's Health System Lee's Summit, MO

Lee's Summit, MO
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Posted Date: 12-Jul-2016Address: 100 NE Saint Luke's BlvdPostal Code: 64086Shift Type: Full-timeCategory: HIMDescription The Clinical Documentation Specialist is responsible for reviewing medical records to facilitate the accurate representation of the severity of illness by improving the quality of the physician and mid-level providers' clinical documentation. This involves extensive record review, interaction with physicians and other applicable clinicians, Health Information Management professionals, and nursing staff. Active participation in team meetings and education of staff in the Clinical Documentation Integrity Program process is a key role. Requirements RHIT, RHIA, CCS, RN, or CCDS or BSN required Medical records experience with ICD-10-CM diagnosis and procedure coding as well as acute care hospital MS-DRG assignment. Recent hospital experience preferably ICU, CCU, or strong Med/Surg if clinical in background. Experience in application of Medicare Part A guidelines as well as regulatory requirements from CMS.Computerskills in working with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and Access as well as working with an EMR.