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HIM CODING AUDITOR(CDI) -McAllen Medical Center- 1778

Universal Health Services


Location:
MCALLEN, TX
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
74984
Universal Health Services
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HIM CODING AUDITOR(CDI) -McAllen Medical Center- 1778

Job Code:  74984
Facility: South Texas Health System
Location: MCALLEN, TX US Southern
Region: Southern
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Allied Health,Office/Clerical,Professionals,Support
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for improving the overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation.  Promotes a partnership between the concurrent clinical reviewers, medical record coders, and physicians to improve documentation and reimbursement for STHS. Facilitates clarification and specificity to clinical documentation through appropriate interaction with physicians, advocating for appropriate reimbursement.  Supports the accuracy and completeness of the clinical information used for measuring and reporting physician and hospital outcomes to reflect the patient’s true severity of illness, intensity of care, and risk of mortality.  Educates all members of the health care team on an ongoing basis.

 
Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

2.  Excellent critical thinking skills required and must be detail oriented.

3.  Knowledge of age-specific needs and elements of disease process and related procedures required.  Strong broad based clinical knowledge and understanding of pathology/physiology of disease processes.

4. Ability to work independently in a time-oriented environment is essential. 

5. Working knowledge of Medicare reimbursement system and coding structures preferred, by not required.

6. Computer literacy essential.

7. Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of

    Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.

EDUCATION / LICENSURE:

1.  Registered Nurse with current license. BSN preferred.

2.  Minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience or clinical chart audit experience in an acute care setting.  Critical care or Medical/.Surgical preferred.

3.  Must be able to travel between facilities as needed.


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