Clinical Documentation Specialist RN (Registered Nurse)

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 18, 2018
Closes
Jan 24, 2019
Ref
119245BR
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Overview:

Sentara Healthcare is hiring full time Clinical Documentation Specialist Registered Nurses across the Sentara system.

UP TO A $10,000 SIGN ON BONUS PAID TO CANDIDATES SUCCESSFULLY HIRED.

Skills for Success
  • Five (5) years of recent experience in adult medical surgical or intensive care settings.
Position Overview
  • Responsible for concurrent review of provider in-patient medical record documentation from admission to discharge.
  • Ensuring that appropriate clinical severity of illness and risk mortality is captured for the level of service.
  • Providing education and training as needed to the medical staff.
  • Utilization of software to code documentation ICD-10 codes.
  • Note: Extensive training is provided for this position.
Sentara Overview
For more than a decade, Modern Healthcare magazine has ranked Sentara as one of the nation's top integrated healthcare systems. Our not-for-profit system proudly includes advanced imaging centers, nursing and assisted-living centers, outpatient campuses, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice agency, a 3,800-provider medical staff and four medical groups. In addition, we provide medical transport ambulances and Nightingale air ambulance, and we extend health insurance to 445,000 people through Optima Health, our award-winning health plan.
Sentara Benefits
As the third largest employer in Virginia, Sentara Healthcare was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America's best large employers. We offer a variety of amenities to our employees, including, but not limited to:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Annual Leave, Sick Leave
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement funds with matching contribution
  • Supplemental insurance policies, including legal, Life Insurance and AD&D among others
  • Work Perks program including discounted movie and theme park tickets among other great deals
  • Opportunities for further advancement within our organization
Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For information about our employee benefits, please visit: https://www.sentaracareers.com/explore-sentara/benefits/

Join our team! We are committed to quality healthcare, improving health every day, and provide the opportunity for training, development and growth!


Other
Acute Care experience in Medical/Surgical or ICU. All new RN's who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to enrollment in an accredited RN to BSN program within 24 months of hire and successfully obtaining their BSN within 5 years of hire.

keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Clinical Documentation, Concurrent Documentation

Responsibilities:

The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (CDS) is a highly knowledgeable RN who is responsible for concurrent review of provider in-patient medical record documentation. Reviews include new admissions to the facility, as well as follow up reviews in subsequent days, until discharge. Responsible for facilitation of modifications to clinical documentation through concurrent interaction with providers, and other members of the healthcare team, to ensure that appropriate clinical severity of illness and risk of mortality is captured for the level of service rendered.. The CDS is responsible for communicating to providers to ensure timely and accurate documentation and then utilizing specific software, to code the documentation utilizing ICD-10 codes. Additionally, the CDS provides education and training as needed with the medical staff. The CDS utilizes coding and clinical expertise to identify opportunities and ensure the accuracy and completeness of clinical documentation in the medical record used for measuring and reporting physician/provider hospital outcome.

Qualifications:

Education Level
RN-Associate's Degree OR
RN-Diploma (Non-degree)

Experience
Required: Acute Care - 5 years

Preferred: Coding - 5 years

License
Required: Registered Nurse

Skills
Required: Communication, Coordination, Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Technology/Computer, Writing

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