Providence Health & Services Clinical Documentation Specialist in Santa Monica, California
Providence is calling a Full Time, Day Shift Clinical Documentation Specialist to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.
In this position you will:
Be responsible for improving the overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation.
Facilitate modifications to clinical documentation through extensive interaction with physicians, nursing staff, other patient caregivers, and medical records coding staff to ensure that appropriate reimbursement is received for the level of service rendered to all patients with a DRG based payor.
Ensure the accuracy and completeness of clinical information used for measuring and reporting physician and medical center outcomes.
Educate all members of the patient care team on an ongoing basis.
California Licensed Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, MD graduate/educated in foreign country, R.H.I.A., R.H.I.T., or C.C.S
Current Basic Life Support certification (BLS) for healthcare providers sponsored by American Heart Association. (NOTE: If employee/applicant has certification by the American Red Cross-CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, this will be accepted until card expiration date).
Occasional prolonged sitting
Occasional prolonged standing/walking.
Occasionally pushes/pulls/move/lifts moderately heavy equipment (up to 50 lbs.)
Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Requires excellent observation skills, analytical thinking, problem solving, plus good verbal and written communication.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing ( BSN )
Case management/ICU experience.
About the hospital you will serve. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years. Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
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Job Category: Nursing - Other
Location: California-Santa Monica
Req ID: 214208