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Lead Educator - Clinical Documentation

Company: Ascension
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Ascension St. Mary’s Hospital  is adding to our team of dedicated associates. 

Join our team as a Lead Educator in our Clinical Documentation Department. This is a Full Time, Monday - Friday position with flexible start times. No weekends or Holidays.

 

Qualified candidates with have a valid Michigan RN license and must pass the Nuance exam with at least 70%.  Good verbal and written communication skills in this role are important as you will be speaking and working with our physicians. 

 

Ascension St. Mary's Hospital is a regional health system offering high quality care in cardiovascular, neurosciences, orthopedics, emergency and trauma, cancer, bariatrics, imaging diagnostics, and primary care. Our medical advancements in cardiac sciences, neurosciences, oncology, and trauma are rivaled only by our compassion to heal body, mind and spirit. A part of Ascension since 1999, we offer 268 beds and over 20 specialty centers to provide access and care for people from over 70 counties.

  • More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.

  • Strength in our People: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the chance to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages. We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace.

What You Will Do:

Facilitate improvement in overall quality, completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation.

  • Complete admission reviews and works closely with coding staff to ensure accuracy in code assignments that reflect the patient s clinical status and care.
  • Initiate and maintains 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.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.


Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Additional Preferences:

BSN

Prior Leadership and Coaching experience

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension SE Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:

https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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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