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Clinical Document Improvement Specialist Lead - New Hyde Park, NY - $5K Sign on Bonus For External Candidates

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743713 Clinical Document Improvement Specialist Lead New Hyde Park NY 5K Sign on Bonus For External Candidates

Clinical Document Improvement Specialist Lead - New Hyde Park, NY - $5K Sign on Bonus For External Candidates (743713)

Position Description

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Clinical Document Improvement Specialist Lead - (LCDS) is responsible for providing CDI program oversight and day to day CDI implementation of processes related to the concurrent review of the clinical documentation in the inpatient medical record of Optum 360 clients’ patients.  The goal of the LCDS oversight and practice is to support the CDI manager function by providing staff oversite, serve as an additional resource as well as perform CDI role function.  LCDS will   assess the technical accuracy, specificity, and completeness of provider clinical documentation, and to ensure that the documentation explicitly identifies all clinical findings and conditions present at the time of service.  
This position does not have patient care duties, does not have direct patient interactions, and has no role relative to patient care.
Work Location: Long Island Jewish Medical Center - New Hyde Park, NY
Onsite position – Monday-Friday, days
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Assists CDI Manager with chart audits, quality audit and KPI audits
  • Assists CDI Manager with running reports, attends on site meetings as directed
  • Oversees CDI staff training and orientation
  • Oversees and leads workflow for CDI staff
  • Develops physician teaching and on site presentations
  • Assist CDI manager with projects or tasks as needed
Required Qualifications:
  • Current unrestricted, RN License in NY
  • 2+ years of experience in Clinical Documentation Improvement
  • Leadership Experience
  • Experience communicating and working closely with Physicians
  • Basic proficiency using a PC in a Windows environment, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Electronic Medical Records (Cerner is preferred)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in case management and / or critical care
  • Excellent verbal and written skills including strong organizational skills
  • Current certification as a CCDS, CDIP or CCS
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world’s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) 
 **PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, FMG, Medical Graduate, MD,  CCDS, Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist, CDIP, Clinical Documentation Improvement Professional, CCS, Certified Coding Specialist, Doctor, Physician, CDI, LIJ, Long Island Jewish

Job Details

  • Contest Number743713
  • Job TitleClinical Document Improvement Specialist Lead - New Hyde Park, NY - $5K Sign on Bonus For External Candidates
  • Job FamilyNursing
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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