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Cedars-Sinai Clinical Documentation Specialist - Core Measures in Los Angeles, California

Make a difference every single day

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.

Would you like to make a difference as a Nurse or other Licensed professional!

The Health Information Department (HID) is committed to efficiently managing the collection, organization, classification, storage, retrieval, and release of health information for patients of the Medical Center.

Under general direction of the HID CDI/Core Measures Supervisor or Manager you will be is responsible for:

  • Improving the overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation.

  • Facilitate modifications to clinical documentation through extensive interaction with physicians, nursing staff, other patient caregivers.

  • Facilitate clarity of clinical information used for measuring and reporting physician and medical center outcomes which incorporates current DRG methodologies (e.g. MS-DRG) by CMS and/or other regulating/quality reporting bodies (e.g. APR-DRG)

  • And, educate all members of the patient care team on an ongoing basis.

Education Requirements:

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Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Health Information Management;

Foreign medical degree may be considered;

License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

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Current RN license (not limited to State of California) or higher

clinical degree (i.e. MD), or Registered Health Info Admin. (RHIA), or

Registered Health Info Tech. (RHIT) or Certified Clinical Documentation

Specialist.

Experience:

  • Minimumof 3 years Acute Care experience in Clinical Care, Utilization Review,Coding, or Case Management. Working knowledge of TJC standards andregulatory requirements.

  • Ahigh level of clinical knowledge required to participate collaborativelywith all members of the care team.

  • Strongbroad-based clinical knowledge and understanding of pathology/physiologyof disease processes

  • Strongcritical thinking skills and exceptional ability to integrate knowledge

  • Excellentobservation, communication and decision making abilities

  • Strongability to assess, analyze, and evaluate data

  • Intermediateto advanced organizational and computer skills required

  • Abilityto prioritize work, clearly communicate, interact with, and teach alllevels of professions, including but not limited to physicians and nursingpersonnel, managers, various support staff departments, physician offices,and coding.

  • Thedepartment will consider training an Internal applicant with strongCritical Care, PACU or ED experience.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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