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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|
|Shift Hours/ Days:||8AM-430P|
|Degree Required:||None Specified|
|Date Posted:||Aug 15, 2018|
|Campus/Location:||Citrus Valley Health Partners|
|Note:Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.|
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.