Clinical Documentation Specialist
|Location:||Southwestern Regional Medical Center|
|Employment Status:||Full time|
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|Job Function:||Support Services|
Clinical Documentation Specialist
We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®
Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we callPatient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.
A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development
CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. Imagine access to your own personal health coach! We also provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.
Southwestern Regional Medical Center is currently seeking a Clinical Documentation Specialist to perform concurrent reviews of medical records to identify opportunities for documentation improvement. This position will generate written queries in cases where additional documentation is needed to support the severity of the patient’s condition, specificity of diagnosis and treatment performed, and to ensure that the documentation ensures accurate diagnostic and procedural coding. Responsibilities may also include the education of members of the patient empowered care (PEC) team regarding documentation guidelines, including attending physicians, mid-level practitioners, allied health practitioners, nursing, and case management. The CDS will act as the liaison between the coding professionals, health record analysts and the medical staff. Use of communication and documentation skills, coupled with clinical knowledge in the management of oncology patients is necessary to continuously improve the enterprise documentation efforts
The CDS will participate in performance improvement and utilization issues in relation to documentation of patient care. S/he will also ensure the accuracy and completeness of clinical information used for measuring and reporting medical staff and facility outcomes. The position will work with all members of the Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program to educate all clinical staff about documentation related issues on an ongoing basis. The CDS is also responsible for the education and training of physicians on how to properly document in accordance with the new ICD-10 standards.
The Best Place to Work
We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK. Each of our hospitals, and corporate entities, earned aBest Place to Workdistinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.
Beyond The Resume, What We Look For
We select people with talent—people who value working with others and thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you makethedifference in the life of a patient.
Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment? Visit www.cancercenter.com/careers to begin your journey.