Clin Document Improvement Spec


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Education:

– Must have a degree in nursing from an accredited college or university.

–OR

– Master’s Degree in a Healthcare/Medical related field from an U.S. accredited college or university

–OR

– Graduated from an accredited Health Information Management program.

 

Experience:

For RNs:  3 plus years of clinical experience in an acute care setting (ICU/Critical Care / Surgery Specialty)

– For HIM Professionals: Must have 2 plus years of experience working with the coding classification systems, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and disease processes. .

–OR

–  2 years of inpatient coding experience

 

Equivalent Experience:

– May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

– New hires must have one of the following current certifications or must be obtain within two years from the date of hire.

o Certified Clinical Documentation Specialists (CCDS)

o Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP)

– Current incumbents hired on or before 10/1/2017 must have one of the following current certifications or must be obtain by 10/1/2019.

o Certified Clinical Documentation Specialists (CCDS)

o Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP)

– Current incumbents hired after 10/1/2017 must have one of the following current certifications or must be obtain within two years from the date of hire.

            o Certified Clinical Documentation Specialists (CCDS)

            o Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP)

 

For RNs Only:

Must have current RN license or valid temporary permit with the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license.

 

– For HIM Professionals Only:

Must have current Certified Coding Specialists (CCS), or

– Registered Health Information Technology (RHIT), or

– Registered Health Information Management Administrator (RHIA).

 

Skills or Special Abilities:

– Organizational, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills.

– Must be able to be comfortable teaching in group settings as a large part of the job is educating healthcare providers about current documentation standards and helping them appreciate their role in documentation improvement.

– Must possess expert knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy & physiology and ICD-10 and CPT coding principles.

– Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, nursing and ancillary staff.

– Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.

– Must demonstrate knowledge and skill in age specific needs and the elements of disease processes and related procedures.

– Prefer applicant has knowledge of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS coding conventions and/or clinical auditing processes.

– Must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of MS Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. For

 

RN applicants:

– RN applicants must maintain standards of professional conduct and performs all assigned and unassigned duties in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act.

 

Testing:

– RN Applicants must pass Medication Examination prior to hospital orientation. Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment to role must have current Medication Examination on file.

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Company
Parkland Hospital
Posted
09/20/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Dallas, TX 75201, US