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RN Registered Nurse Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist

We Are Hiring

RN Registered Nurse Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist - Administration - Full-Time, Day - Via Christi Health - Pittsburg, KS

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Via Christi has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region, which dates back more than 125 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, our integrated health system – with hospitals, physician clinics, therapy centers and other health services – is the largest healthcare provider in Kansas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to facilitate improvement in overall quality, completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes admission reviews and works closely with coding staff to ensure accuracy in code assignments that reflect the patient’s clinical status and care.
  • Initiates and maintains extensive interactions with physicians and mid-level providers to address the need for more detailed information in the medical record.
  • Collaborates 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.
  • Maintains accurate records of review activities, ensuring reports and outcomes of clinical documentation improvement (CDI) efforts are valid.
  • Provides 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

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

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

Work Experience:

  • None required.
  • BSN with experience on a medical unit or ICU strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge with clinical documentation requirements such as factors that contribute to cc and mcc or willing to learn.
  • Good communication skills and comfortable working with physicians. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
 
Please see the link below for more information.
 
 
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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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Job ID: 335685
Category: Nursing
Facility: KSWIC VC Health Inc
Ministry: Ascension Via Christi, KS
Location: Wichita, KS

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