Works with clinical disciplines to ensure effeciency and consistency in clinical documentation. Provides education and organizes documentation improvement efforts to physician's/clinical staff. Follow up & provide information to Clinical Documentation Improvement Team.
Required qualifications: RHIA, RHIT or CCS with a minimum of 2 years inpatient acute care coding experience OR Registered Nurse with CDIP or CCDS credentials. Demonstrated understanding of ICD-9-CM, coding protocols, Prospective Payment System (DRG's) and Goverment Regulations. Comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy/physiology, pharmacology, disease process and surgical procedures. Computer application skills (Windows, Word, Excel). Must be highly motivated and be able to function independently. Must have ability to interpet informatrion, relay information to others, communicate with medical/clinical staff and give presentations.
This position is eligible for a sign on bonus (along with a work commitment agreement) to given to the selected candidate.