Ascension Health Clinical Documentation Specialist RN in Wichita, Kansas

Job ID: 254207

Clinical Documentation Specialist RN

Wichita, Kansas

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Specialist-Clin Documentation

City, State: Wichita, KS

Location: VC Hospital St Francis

Department: Hlth Info Mgmt Operations 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day, 40 hours Weekly

About Us

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Facilitates improvement in overall quality, completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes admission reviews and assigns a working Diagnosis Related Group. Ensures the working DRG and other information are entered in the Clinical Documentation Improvement database.

  • 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 CDI efforts are valid.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing required and Minimum of five years of experience in the acute-care setting in: surgical, intensive care, emergency medicine preferred. An advanced understanding of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology is required.

How To Apply

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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.

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