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Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialist

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Job Title:Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialist
Company Name:Citrus Valley Health Partners
Employment Type:Full Time
Location:WEST COVINA, CA, United States
Department:CVP Clinical Doc Improv
Salary: Highly Competitive
Shift Hours/ Days:8AM-430P
Hours/Pay Period:80
Degree Required: None Specified
Job ID:40.85340-1-06905
Date Posted:Aug 15, 2018
Years Experience:unspecified
Campus/Location:Citrus Valley Health Partners
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Complete Description

Under the supervision of the Corporate Director of Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) and Revenue Integrity, the Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialist (CDS) facilitates the overall quality, completeness, and accuracy of medical record documentation essential to the compliant, complete, and clinically validation assignment and reporting of applicable HIPAA-transaction sets with an emphasis upon the reporting of inpatient International Classification of Disease, 10th Edition, Clinical Modification or Procedural Coding System (ICD-10-CM/PCS). The CDS requests and facilitates appropriate clinical documentation through extensive interaction with physicians, nursing staff, case managers, health information management coding staff and other staff as to ensure that the clinical documentation reflects the patient’s conditions and level of service is complete and accurate. The CDS educates all members of the patient care team on clinical indicators, guidelines, and official advice affecting CDI documentation on an ongoing basis and supports projects that improve the quality and efficiency of the CDI and coding workflow.

RequiredMedical Degree orBSN

Clinical experience in complex environments, such as critical care, emergency department, or other requiring knowledge of highly complex clinical conditions. Previous experience with assignment of inpatient ICD-10-CM/PCS, coding and knowledge of Medicare-Severity Diagnosis-Related Groups (MS-DRGs), 3M All-Payer-Refined Diagnosis-Related Groups (APR- DRGs), AHRQ Quality Indicators, Hierarchical Condition Categories, and other risk-adjustment methodologies, and/or performance of the CDS role is preferred. Computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint is preferred. Excellent communication and problem solving skills with physicians and health information management professionals required.

Professional licensure commensurate with their education is preferred. Current AHIMA certification as a Certificated Coding Specialist (CCS) or Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP) or ACDIS certification as a Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) preferred; however, if not certified, must obtain as soon as allowed by the certifying entities. If not certified upon engagement, one failure of the certifying exam is allowed; however passage of the second exam within three months or as soon as allowed by the certifying entity is required.

*Citrus Valley Health Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate in employment. No question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Equal access to employment, services, and programs is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the Human Resources Department by calling 626-858-8515.