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 Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist    
 Job Number JCDI777    
 Job Type Full-Time
 Job Category Nursing
 Company Ridgemont Resources
 Location Chicago, IL
 Salary Competitive
 Date Posted 08/06/2018
 Start Date Immediately
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 Job Description
Our client, a premier hospital system in North Chicago is seeking a full-time Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist.   Responsible for evaluating overall completeness and quality of clinical documentation. Works in partnership with Physicians, Case Managers, Nurses, and coding staff to ensure medical records accurately reflect patient acuity for quality reporting. Additional Responsibilities Include: Supports timely, accurate and complete documentation of clinical information used for measuring and reporting physician and hospital outcomes.   Performs concurrent documentation review of selected inpatient records to clarify conditions/diagnoses and procedures where inadequate or conflicting documentation exists.  While patient is in-house, will update DRG, every 48 hours or as indicated, to reflect any changes in status, procedures/treatments, etc.  Works with Physician Advisor as indicated to obtain healthcare provide compliance. Improves coding specificity by educating physicians, clinicians, and other involved parties regarding the necessity of providing complete and clear documentation of the care provided throughout a patient’s stay.  Follows guidelines for coding and documentation to ensure physician and hospital compliance.  Remains current with coding information to ensure accuracy of codes assigned based on documentation.  Builds trusting, collaborative relationships with staff, peers, other disciplines, ancillary services, and physicians.  Keeps daily production logs containing number of cases reviewed, number of queries placed/responded, etc. for weekly evaluation of output.  Updates the PHIIP key metrics grid on a daily basis and completes the final report at month end. Identify opportunities for intradepartmental and interdepartmental operational improvements, monitors and evaluates effectiveness of concurrent coding outcomes at designated intervals and reports concurrent coding outcomes to hospital departments and medical staff committees as requested. Conducts follow-up reviews of clinical documentation to ensure points of clarification have been recorded in the patient’s medical record. Requirements: BSN preferred RHIT or CCS credentialed, CCDS, CDIP, RHIA A minimum of two years’ experience in nursing, or other clinical area, coding, process improvement, or utilization review/case management in an acute care facility. Coding Skills with experience in ICD-10-CM and working knowledge of the AHA Coding Clinic. Effective interpersonal skills in order to interact effectively with all levels of hospital personnel.  Organization and prioritization skills.  Effective written and verbal communication skills.  Analytical skills and proficient computer skills. The successful candidate will be offered a great benefits package which includes Medical, Dental and Vision plans.  401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more! If interested and qualified, send resume to:  Megan McMurphy,, 405-726-8088 for immediate consideration. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

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 Phone For More Info   405-726-8088
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