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RN Specialist - Clinical Documentation Improvement

Company: Ascension
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Details -

  • Department: - - -ACO Operations
  • Schedule: - - - - Full-time days, Monday - Friday, 8a - 5p
  • Hospital: - - - - -Ascension St Marys Riverfront
  • Location: - - - - -Saginaw, MI
    Benefits Paid time off (PTO)
    Various health insurance options & wellness plans
    Retirement benefits including employer match plans
    Long-term & short-term disability
    Employee assistance programs (EAP)
    Parental leave & adoption assistance
    Tuition reimbursement
    Ways to give back to your community -*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: Travel, PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Actual compensation offer will vary based upon role, education, experience, location, and qualifications. Connect with your Talent Advisor for additional specifics.
    Responsibilities Facilitate improvement in overall quality, completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation.
    • Complete admission reviews and work closely with coding staff to ensure accuracy in code assignments that reflect the patient's clinical status and care.
    • Initiate and maintain extensive interactions with physicians and mid-level providers to address the need for more detailed information in the medical record.
    • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to ensure the severity of illness and level of services provided are accurately reflected in the medical record and to resolve physician queries and documentation issues prior to patient's discharge.
    • Maintain accurate records of review activities, ensuring reports and outcomes of clinical documentation improvement (CDI) efforts are valid.
    • Provide education to the healthcare team on an ongoing basis regarding documentation opportunities, coding and reimbursement issues, and relevant quality and performance improvement activities.
      Requirements Licensure / Certification / Registration:
      • Required Credential(s):
        --- Registered Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. -Education:
        • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing OR Required professional licensure at time of
          hire.
          Additional Preferences Experience:
          • Prior Clinical Documentation experience preferred
          • Prior experience in ambulatory care setting - physician office.
          • Certified Coder with credentialing and experience -
          • AHIMA and/or ACDIS credentialing preferred -
          • Preferred:One or more of the following:Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credentialed from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). -Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credentialed from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) -Clinical Documentation Professional credentialed from the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) -Coding credential and experience in the ambulatory care setting
            Why Join Our Team Ascension Michigan operates 16 hospitals and more than 300 related healthcare facilities that together employ nearly 23,000 compassionate associates. When you join our care teams, you join a team dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve throughout Michigan. -Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 134,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states. -Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.
            Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. -For further information, view the - EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster. -As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension. -Pay Non-Discrimination Notice -Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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