Clinical Documentation Specialist - CDI - CDS 9/16/2017

SCL Health Denver, CO

Company
SCL Health
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
17005901
Location
Denver, CO
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree
AJE Ref #
579541649

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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 physicians clinical documentation. This involves extensive record review, interaction with physicians, HIM professionals, and nursing staff. The CDS will participate in team meetings and education of staff is a key role.

* Accurate and timely record review

* Recognize opportunities for documentation improvement

* Ability to access, manage and update patient medical records through Hospital Electronic Medical Record Information System

* Formulate clinically credible queries

* Effective and appropriate communication with physicians

* Timely follow up on all cases especially those with queries

* Participate in Task Force meetings

* Manage multiple priorities

* Knowledge of Medicare Part A

* Familiar with Medicare Part B

* Communicates with HIM staff and resolves discrepancies

The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.
Bachelor degree related to the applicable clinical area of responsibility, such as nursing, nursing administration, rehabilitation, or other clinical field, required

Valid license or certification in the applicable clinical area of responsibility, in the State of practice, required

Five years of experience in progressive clinical positions, required
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
Qualifications CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver