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Work Schedule/Shift

Not Available

Job ID

5000522210906

Req. No

70041998

Job Title

Clinical Documentation Specialist - Clinical Information - PRN

Region

CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana

Category

Administrative/Clerical

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital-10100

Address

524 Dr Michael DeBakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA  70601
US

Type

PRN

Apply Now Clinical Documentation Specialist - Clinical Information - PRN Job in Lake Charles

Reviews inpatient medical records documentation for reimbursement, severity of illness, risk of mortality and identifies opportunities for improving the quality of medical record documentation and confers with the caregiver regarding additional documentation required. Collects statistics from the reviews and maintains accurate records to document costs and benefits. Facilitates and enhance the coding and DRG between physician and coding staff process assignment.
  • Licensed Registered Nurse, current licensure for the State of Louisiana, BSN preferred. Standard vocational preparation - skilled, 4-10 years. Familiarity with Clinical Documentation Process, coding guidelines, TJC, Federal, and State standards and regulations
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the acute care setting, recent experience in the supervision and treatment of adult patients, prior experience in utilization review, discharge planning, quality management or case management preferred. Knowledge of computer software and hardware application and basic knowledge of statistics.
  • Skill and proficiency in applying highly technical principles, concepts and techniques that is central to the nursing profession, ability to be objective in stressful situations, advanced communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of internal and external customers. This includes, but is not limited to, medical staff, patients and families, clinical personnel, support and technical staff, outside agencies, and members of the community. Maintain a high degree of confidentiality and adapts easily to ever changing environment
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