Franciscan Health Clinical Document Specialist in Greenwood, Indiana
Clinical Document Specialist
Clinical Documentation Improvement
Franciscan Alliance421 N. Emerson Avenue Greenwood, IN 46143
WHAT WE NEED
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Clinical documentation sounds a little dry, boring and, frankly, clinical doesn’t it? We can assure you it’s none of those things. In today’s health care world, medical record documentation is a critical component of patient care. The clinical documentation specialist must work with physicians and coding staff to accurately and thoroughly document care. The specialist must also be able to communicate relevant medical knowledge to staff. It’s a job that requires someone with top notch written and verbal communication skills.
Are you a strong communicator? Do you have experience with medical documentation? Are you able to juggle daily tasks that include writing, working with a team, ensuring compliance and evaluating records? If so, we need your skills.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Communicate with physicians to ensure accurate and complete documentation are in medical records.
Communicate with physicians, case managers, coders, and other healthcare team members to facilitate comprehensive medical record documentation ensuring they reflect clinical treatment, decisions, and diagnoses for inpatients.
Demonstrate an understanding of complications, co-morbidities, the severity of illness, the risk of mortality, case mix, secondary diagnosis, and the impact of procedures on the final DRG; possess the ability to impart this knowledge to physicians and other members of the healthcare team.
Identify patterns, trends, variances, and opportunities to improve the documentation review and process.
Participate in departmental and hospital committees and assigned Task Force groups.
Provide or coordinate education to all internal customers related to compliance, coding, and clinical documentation issues.
Seek out educational resources to enhance clinical and coding knowledge, takes advantage of learning opportunities.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Prior Acute Care experience.
Proficient in knowledge of disease processes and treatment, pharmaceuticals, labs, radiology, Cardiology, etc.
Manage conflict and tactfully handle complaints and difficult situations.
Manipulate data and develop reports.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
Critically evaluate and analyze information in written materials.
Solve problems by analyzing information and using logic to address issues and problems.
Conduct research and present findings.
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
7 years of Acute care
2 years of Recent patient care, case managment or ED
Bachelors degree Nursing/Patient Care
Registered Nurse (RN)
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.
Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.
Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.
Greenwood, IN, US, 46143
421 N. Emerson Avenue