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Cedars-Sinai Clinical Documentation Specialist in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to bring your advanced Health Information Management skills to a world-class facility recognized as one of the top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.

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.

As our next Clinical Documentation Specialist, you will work under the general direction of the HID CDI/Core Measures Supervisor or Manager, with responsibility for improving the overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation.

Summary of Essential Duties:

  • Facilitates modifications to clinical documentation through extensive interaction with physicians, nursing staff, other patient caregivers, and medical records coding staff to support the level of service rendered to all patients as assigned

  • Provides 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)

  • Educates all members of the patient care team on an ongoing basis

Education :

  • High School Diploma/GED Required.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Health Information Management Preferred

  • Foreign Medical Degree may be considered

License/Certifications:

  • RN State License -Current RN license (not limited to State of California) or higher clinical degree (i.e. MD), or Registered Health Info Admin, or Registered Health Info Tech Required;

  • Clinical Documentation Improvement Professional - or Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist Preferred

Experience:

  • Acute Care Experience - 3 Years Required

  • Utilization Review, Coding, or Case Management experience – Preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Sit at a desk or table with some walking, standing, bending, stooping, or carrying of light objects - Frequently

  • Perform continuous operation of a personal computer for four hours or more. - Constantly

  • Use hands and fingers to handle and manipulate objects and/or operate equipment. -Constantly

  • Bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, or crawl. Bend upper torso and reach up and out with hands and arms. – Rarely

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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