Clinical Documentation Specialist - RN, FT, LaGrange at AMITA Health

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Location: Hinsdale, Illinois





Job Description:
We Are Hiring: Work Schedule: M-F 8a-430pm

What You Will Do: Facilitate improvement in overall quality, completeness, and accuracy of medical record documentation.

  • Complete admission reviews and work closely with coding staff to ensure accuracy in code assignments that reflect the patients clinical status and care.
  • Initiate and maintain extensive interactions with physicians and mid-level providers to address the need for more detailed information in the medical record.
  • Collaborate 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.
  • Maintain accurate records of review activities, ensuring reports and outcomes of clinical documentation improvement (CDI) efforts are valid.
  • Provide 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: Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Illinois Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
  • BSN preferred
Work Experience:

  • At least 5 years of Adult Inpatient Acute Care preferred
  • Critical care, Cardiac and/or Telemetry experience preferred
  • Previous CDI experience preferred

Why Join Our Team: AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.

Equal Opportunity Employer: AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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Please note that AMITA Health 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. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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