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Clinical Documentation Specialist in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time · Days · 1.0 FTE; 80hrs/2wks; 8a-4:30p M-F· 80
  • Location:
    Munster, IN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018
  • Job ID:
    23383

Job Description

Job ID:  23383

Category:    Nursing Services

Facility:    Community Hospital • Case Management

Schedule:    Full-time • Days • 1.0 FTE; 80hrs/2wks; 8a-4:30p M-F • 80

Location:  Munster,  IN

  • Bachelors Degree Preferred

  • RN Required


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    POSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY:

    Clinical Documentation Specialist facilities internal process changes that bring together physicians, case managers, and coders to address clinical documentation opportunities for improvement. Work collaboratively with the physicians to improve documentation compliance with criteria requirements under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System, in order to eliminate payment errors upon patient discharge caused by incomplete/inaccurate physician documentation; as well as ensure clear and concise documentation.  Use clinical/nursing knowledge of documentation requirements to improve overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation of patient records on concurrent basis using a multidisciplinary team process.
    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 
    Registered Nurse in State of Indiana with three to five years of clinical experience and case management/utilization management.  Knowledge of MS-DRG prospective payment systems, basic knowledge of medical coding.  Baccalaureate degree preferred.
    Internal Posting: 12/7/18 - 12/13/18

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