Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (CDIS)

    Community Health System
    Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
    Full-time
    Similar jobs pay $24.01 - $31.86

    Job Description

    The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (CDIS) implements clinical documentation improvement (CDI) activities in an effort to support accuracy and quality of the patient records at CHS facilities and to ensure that coded diagnoses are an accurate reflection of the patient's clinical status and care. The role of the CDI specialist involves reviewing the medical record documentation and clinical indicators and working with providers to ensure a complete and accurate medical record. An accurate medical record is important for the patient, for continuity of care by the next provider, and to demonstrate high quality care by the physician and the hospital. See more info below.

    The Heartbeat of St. Petersburg! Pinellas County's Level II Trauma Center

    Consistently ranked among the best in the nation, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg continues to be recognized for excellence and quality. Serving the Tampa Bay community since 1906, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg is a 480-bed private teaching hospital located in St. Petersburg. In addition to accreditation by The Joint Commission, Bayfront is certified as Pinellas County's only Level II trauma center with Bayflite, Level III regional perinatal intensive care center, comprehensive stroke center, chest pain center with PCI, Level IV epilepsy center and Joint Commission certified in hip and knee replacement.

    The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (CDIS) implements clinical documentation improvement (CDI) activities in an effort to support accuracy and quality of the patient records at CHS facilities and to ensure that coded diagnoses are an accurate reflection of the patient's clinical status and care. The role of the CDI specialist involves reviewing the medical record documentation and clinical indicators and working with providers to ensure a complete and accurate medical record. An accurate medical record is important for the patient, for continuity of care by the next provider, and to demonstrate high quality care by the physician and the hospital. The CDI Specialist will identify potential gaps in clinical documentation for inpatient and payer populations as directed throughout the hospitalization. He/she will also educate physicians and key healthcare providers regarding clinical documentation improvement and the need for accurate and complete documentation in the health record.

    Education
    • Must have one of the following: BSN or RN required
    • Clinical and Master's degree preferred
    • Degree concentration in Health Informatics and Info Management, Health Care Administration, or clinical background as a RN or compatible clinical experience
    Licenses/Certifications
    • Must have one of the following: BSN or RN
    • RHIT, RHIA, CDIP and/or CCS and ICD-10 certification or designation preferred
    Experience
    • Must possess at least five years of acute hospital nursing experience (e.g. medical/surgical unit, intensive care).
    • Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and clinical competency.
    • Previous experience working in a clinical documentation improvement department or as a consultant strongly encouraged.
    • Minimum of one-year auditing experience strongly encouraged.
    • Prior experience in clinical documentation improvement, ICD coding and MS-DRGs preferred
    As part of Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of the next evolution in our patient care. Imagine having an active role using your skills to help shape the future of healthcare. Your skills and talent will be rewarded with a great compensation and comprehensive benefits package: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Holiday & Vacation Pay, Tuition Reimbursement and much more! In addition, Bayfront Health offers the ability for personal and professional growth with one of the area's most respected and trusted healthcare provider.

    For all successful candidates, offers of employment will be conditional upon completion of background check and drug screen in compliance with Federal Regulations.

    Posting ID: 555356029Posted: 2020-05-21