Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist I

Location
Temple, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 07, 2018
Closes
Jun 06, 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist performs patient record reviews concurrently and retrospectively to determine complete, accurate and timely documentation of all conditions that support hospitalization and treatment of the patient. Present queries to physicians when needed to clarify ambiguous or incomplete documentation.

The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist validates the assigned working Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) to support the operations of Utilization Review and Care Coordination functions. Formulates, interprets, and analyzes data relative to Opportunities to improve documentation practices including impact to Diagnosis Related Group, Risk of Mortality, Severity of Illness and ultimately, Physician profiles.

The ideal Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist candidate is someone with effective communication skills who is organized, flexible and able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously.

* Location/Facility - Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Temple, TX

For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.

* Specialty/Department/Practice - Clinical Documentation Accuracy Program

* Shift/Schedule - Thursday - Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

* Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:

* Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

* 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

* Tuition Reimbursement

* PTO accrual beginning Day 1

*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!

Qualifications
* Associates Degree

* 5 Years of Experience

* Registered Nurse

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