Clinical Documentation Specialist

Location: Columbus Regional Hospital

Dept: 8202 Health Information

Category: Nursing

Full Time, Days, 40 hours

Posted 3/22/2024

Requisition # 12458

What you need to know about this position:

  • The Health Information Department focuses on documentation quality and data accuracy.
  • A Clinical Documentation Specialist is responsible for concurrent review of the clinical documentation in the medical records and query of the medical staff and other caregivers as necessary via prompters/verbal communication to obtain accurate and complete documentation which appropriately supports the severity of patient illness and evidence-based patient care. This position does not provide direct patient care.
  • The department works closely with Medical Staff Services and Clinical Risk Management.
  • The Clinical Documentation Specialist position has a base hourly rate of $34.69, annualized to $72,155. Individual compensation is determined for this position through years of directly relevant experience. The hourly compensation is only a portion of the total rewards package, and a comprehensive benefits program is available for qualifying positions.
  • This full-time position requires working Monday through Friday; 40 weekly hours; 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. This position is 100% remote.

What is required for this position:

  • Registered Nurse from a Bachelor’s program with a current RN license and a minimum of 5 years clinical experience in an acute care setting.

OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a Health Information Administration Program with RHIA registration and a minimum of 5 years coding experience in a hospital and a score of 85% or greater on the Inpatient Coding Assessment Tool.

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