Job Information

AdventHealth Clinical Documentation Specialist I in Maitland, Florida

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift :

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • The Maitland Office Plaza houses our highly skilled teams that support our hospital system including Marketing, Patient Financial Services, Revenue Management, the Credit Union and Human Resources.

  • The Trickle Building, a two-story office structure, creates an atmosphere of health and healing, with a healthy-style café and quaint chapel.

  • The main lobby is filled with lush greenery and a light trickle of water, creating a holistic environment.

The role you’ll contribute:

Under general supervision of the Director of Clinical Documentation Integrity and in some situations the supervision of the Clinical Documentation Integrity Manager, and in collaboration with physicians, nursing and HIM coders, the Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) strategically facilitates and obtain appropriate and quality physician documentation for any clinical conditions or procedures to support the appropriate severity of illness, expected risk of mortality, and complexity of care of the patient. The CDS educates members of the patient care team regarding documentation guidelines, including attending physicians, allied health practitioners, nursing, and care management. The CDS adheres to strict departmental and organizational goals, objectives, standards of performance and policies and procedures, continually ensuring quality documentation and regulatory compliance.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork

  • Reviews concurrent medical record for compliance including completeness and accuracy for severity of illness (SOI) and quality using the Compliant Documentation Management Program (CDMP) documentation strategies.

  • Completes accurate and timely record review to ensure the integrity of documentation compliance. Completes accurate and concise input of data into CDMP Trak resulting in accurate metrics provided by the CDMP program. Understands and supports CDMP documentation strategies (upon completion of training) and continues to educate self and team members using educational tools, videos and provided WebEx's.

  • Recognizes opportunities for documentation improvement using strong critical-thinking skills. Uses critical thinking and sound judgment in decision making keeping reimbursement considerations in balance with regulatory compliance. Initiates/formulates CDMP severity worksheets and clinically credible clarifications for inpatients, sending/presenting opportunities for improved documentation compliance to physicians, nurse practitioners and other medical staff.

  • Transcribes documentation clarifications as appropriate for SOI, ROM, PSI, HCCs and HACs to ensure documentation compliance is accomplished.

  • Strategically educates members of the patient-care team regarding documentation regulations and guidelines, including attending physicians, allied health practitioners, nursing, and care management. This includes quarterly compliance updates from Medicare.

  • Effectively and appropriately communicates with physicians and other healthcare providers as necessary to ensure appropriate, accurate and complete clinical documentation. Communicates with HIM staff and collaborates with them to resolves discrepancies with DRG assignments and other coding issues.

  • Completes well-timed follow-up case reviews on all concurrent cases with priority given for resolution of those with clinical documentation clarifications

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associate

  • Minimum of five years acute care nursing experience with specific medical/surgical, Intensive Care, post-acute care unit, or Emergency Department experience.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • BSN, MSN

  • Clinical Documentation Specialist experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates

  • Advanced RN Practitioner

  • Physician Assistant

  • Registered Nurse

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Clinical/Medical Informatics

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Orl Support

Req ID: 22029867

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.