CDI Specialist - RN 3/21/2017

Virtua Voorhees, NJ

Company
Virtua
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1045518
Location
Voorhees, NJ
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
577923258

JOB DESCRIPTION

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

Virtua has an exciting opportunity to add 5 CDI Specialists to our growing team!



We are searching for RN candidates who are looking for a 5 day work week, Monday - Friday.

Schedule is daytime hours, 8 hour days starting after 7am.



We are looking to hire at the following locations:



Virtua Voorhees Hospital

Virtua Marlton Hospital

Virtua Mt. Holly Hospital

Virtua HIM/CDI Corporate Offices, located in Voorhees, NJ.









Job Summary:
Evaluates and analyzes medical records concurrently for proper documentation. Collaborates with HIM Coders, clinicians and medical staff to ensure timely and accurate documentation that supports the diagnosis and treatment of the patient. Collaborates with Physicians, Medical Directors, Quality Directors, Case Managers, Nurse Directors and Assistant Nurse Managers on cases that are not meeting standards, and assists with the development of action plans to improve outcomes.

Job Responsibilities:
Evaluates and analyzes medical records concurrently for proper documentation. This review includes new admissions to the facility, as well as re-reviews every two - three days until the patient is discharged.
Manages and trends data collection for an assigned hospital / facility/ specialty.

The CDI Specialist is the primary source to verify diagnoses in the medical record for proper DRG coding. When symptoms in the medical record require further documentation, the CDI Specialist queries the physician for a specific diagnosis/procedure for more accurate DRG coding.
Collaborates with HIM Coders, clinicians and physicians to ensure documentation that supports the diagnosis and treatment of the patient is timely and accurate documentation.

Provides on-going training and education to the clinicians and physicians during 1:1, physician group, performance improvement and ad hoc meetings.
Collaborates with Quality and Case Management Department by reviewing medical records that are not meeting standards, and assists with the development of action plans to improve documentation for peer review of medical and nursing staff's documentation.
Assists the Director and the hospital team in with preparation, coordination and response to areas of documentation improvement.
When fall outs of accepted criteria occur, the CDI Specialists reviews the information with the physicians, clinicians, HIM and Quality Department.

Assists with the development and implementation of performance improvement activities according to the Virtua Quality Plan.
Uses the DMAIC cycle and assists in educating and coaching staff, managers and physicians in its use.

Position Qualifications:

* Two years hospital clinical experience required.

* Bachelors degree preferred

* Current RN Licensure required.

* Coding skills with experience in ICD-9-CM and working knowledge of the AHA Coding Clinic preferred.

* Must demonstrate the ability to accurately use a computer and standard office software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Power Point. Analytical skills.

* Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.

* Must be able to establish and maintain an effective rapport with staff, physicians, managers and administrators.

* Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and flexibility to balance changing priorities.

Education:

* Bachelors degree in Nursing field preferred.

* Current RN Licensure required.

Licensure/Certification:

* Current New Jersey RN Licensure required.

Virtua is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, national origin or any other category protected by federal or state law
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