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Coder/Clin Document Spec - Health Information Management - FT - Days

Company: Haywood Regional Medical Center
Location: Clyde
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Conducts daily reviews of inpatient medical records to identify missing, vague, and/or incomplete diagnoses and procedures. Conducts timely follow-up reviews of clinical documentation to ensure that issues discussed and queries left in the medical record have been answered by the provider.Utilizes coding and clinical expertise to identify opportunities and ensure the accuracy and completeness of clinical documentation used for measuring and reporting physician and hospital outcomes.Queries physicians on specificity of procedures performed and diagnoses based on accepted coding guidelines, clinical expertise and LifePoint Hospitals query policy.Tracks and trends specific opportunities for CDI process improvement through the utilization of metrics reports.Conducts educational sessions with physicians and other health care team members on documentation requirements.Prepares and presents educational programs to all internal constituents related to clinical documentation issues and coordinates same with clinical staff, physicians, compliance and coding staff.Makes regular reports of progress toward goals associated with clinical documentation improvement opportunities and operational improvement plans.Assumes responsibilities for following compliance guidelines with federal, state, and local regulations within the department.Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree PreferredRequired Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Required Skills
Licensed Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), CCS, RHIA, RHIT, or combination thereof Required.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Haywood Regional Medical Center, Asheville , Coder/Clin Document Spec - Health Information Management - FT - Days, Executive , Clyde, North Carolina

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