Under general supervision of the Clinical Documentation Integrity Program Manager, the Clinical Documentation Specialist is responsible for improving overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation to accurately reflect patient severity of illness and risk of mortality through extensive interaction with physician, case management, nursing staff, other patient caregivers and coding staff.Ensures the accuracy and completeness of clinical information used for measuring and reporting physician outcomes.
Required: One of the following is required: RN, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CIC, MD, DO, PA, NP
Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, AHIMA accredited school, United States or international school of medicine
Required: 0-2 years of CDS experience and 2 years recent acute care experience in a clinical or inpatient coding setting
SPECIAL SKILLS: Knowledge of care delivery documentation systems and related medical record documents.Detailed knowledge and understanding of MSDRGs and OIG work plan as it relates to correct coding and MSDRG assignment.Excellent written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking skills, and interpersonal skills to build effective relationships with physician, case management, nursing, coding, and hospital staff.Computer skills and familiarity with basic office equipment required.Ability to work independently in a time oriented environment.Self-directed, motivated, and possess a positive attitude.
Job: Medical Coding
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005038955
About Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.