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Health Information Management RN Clinical Doc. Specialist

UMC Health System


Location:
Lubbock, TX
Date:
03/24/2017
Job Code:
5266
Categories:
  • Healthcare
UMC Health System
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Job Details

Title: Health Information Management RN Clinical Doc. Specialist
JobID: 5266
Description:
  • PART I - General Job / Performance Information
  • Education and Experience
    • At least 5 years of experience as an R.N. in a acute care setting is required.
  • Environmental / Working Conditions
    • Inside office environment
  • Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships
    • The CDS must be able to communicate effectively with physician providers, resident staff, physician extenders and other support staff on the nursing units. Each CDS will also work closely with HIM Coding staff.
  • Job Description
    • The Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) provides concurrent review of the clinical content in the active patient medical record and queries the medical staff to obtain specific and complete documentation that supports the severity of patient illness and risk of mortality. The CDS conducts initial and extended stay reviews on all selected admissions and identifies opportunities for improvement, education, and increased quality of care.
  • Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations
    • Current R.N. license is required
  • Physical Capabilities
    • The position requires the ability to stand and walk frequently.
  • Skills and Abilities
    • Strong clinical skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Knowledge of Medicare reimbursement procedures and rules
    • Fundamental knowledge of coding practices

Job Type: Full time
Category: Nursing
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