Clinical Documentation Specialist I Full Time Days St. Joseph's
Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
June 8, 2021
Admin / Clerical
$5000 sign on bonus for qualified candidates! Based on eligibility.
Carondeletâ��s St. Josephâ��s Hospital (located at 350 N. Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ 85711) provides a full range of comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services. Established in 1961, St. Josephâ��s Hospital is a premiere medical campus serving Tucson and the Southwest. St. Josephâ��s is home to the Carondelet Neurological Institute and the Carondelet Joint Replacement Center. Here youâ��ll find one of the regionâ��s most comfortable labor and delivery units as well as high-quality care and customer service in programs such as cardiology, orthopedics, oncology, wound care, stroke, diabetes, emergency medicine and rehabilitation. The 486-bed facility is an accredited Chest Pain Center, has been recognized by the American Heart and Stroke Association with a Get with the Guidelines Award for stroke care, and has nationally-certified Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs.
When you join Carondeletâ��s Community Built on Care, our family of nurses, doctors, staff and healthcare specialists are dedicated to providing expert, compassionate care for all the families of Southern Arizona and the surrounding communities. Weâ��ve been caring for you and your loved ones for more than 135 years â�� right here, in this great community of ours. So this is our home too. Caring, nurturing and helping heal friends, loved ones and neighbors of Southern Arizona is our passion, and weâ��re honored to have the opportunity to serve you. From emergency services and heart care to orthopedics, advanced stroke treatment and more, weâ��re focused on providing you with expert care combined with a healthy dose of attentiveness and kindness. Carondelet Health Network. A community built on care.
Under general supervision of the Clinical Documentation Integrity Program Manager, the Clinical Documentation Specialist is responsible for improving overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation to accurately reflect patient severity of illness and risk of mortality through extensive interaction with physician, case management, nursing staff, other patient caregivers and coding staff. Ensures the accuracy and completeness of clinical information used for measuring and reporting physician outcomes.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION Required: One of the following is required: RN, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CIC, MD, DO, PA, NP
EDUCATION Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, AHIMA accredited school, United States or international school of medicine
WORK EXPERIENCE Required: 0-2 years of CDS experience and 2 years recent acute care experience in a clinical or inpatient coding setting
SPECIAL SKILLS: Knowledge of care delivery documentation systems and related medical record documents. Detailed knowledge and understanding of MSDRGs and OIG work plan as it relates to correct coding and MSDRG assignment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, critical thinking skills, and interpersonal skills to build effective relationships with physician, case management, nursing, coding, and hospital staff. Computer skills and familiarity with basic office equipment required. Ability to work independently in a time oriented environment. Self-directed, motivated, and possess a positive attitude.
Job: Medical Coding
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105008414
About Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.