Utility Clinical Documentation Specialist (RN)

Utility Clinical Documentation Specialist (RN)

Date Posted: March 23, 2016
Department: Care Management
Status: Full-Time
Shift: 1st Shift

It is the mission of Graham Health System to provide compassionate, quality health services, in a responsible and charitable manner, to the people and communities we serve. We are the community’s choice for an exceptional healthcare experience. Graham Health System is seeking a great applicant to join our team. Graham Health System offers a great team atmosphere with multiple benefits.

Utility Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (UCDIS) possess knowledge of a wide range of specialized disciplines and is responsible for assisting in the evaluation of medical record documentation and utilizing their clinical expertise to ensure the patients’ severity of illness is accurately portrayed in the medical record for specificity of coding and increased coding accuracy, and assisting the hospital with complete and accurate capture of charges for the services rendered. Provides guidance to the physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff on clinical documentation best practices.

This position will involve assisting with both Inpatient Clinical Documentation Improvement (IPCDI) and Outpatient Clinical Documentation (OPCDI) improvement strategies, reviews, and process improvements. This position reports to the Director of Care Management

Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) and currently licensed to practice in the State of Illinois. Three to Five years working in a hospital or health care facility preferred. Bachelor’s degree is preferred, as a Registered Nurse.