10 Mar
Clinical Document Improvement Specialist - HIM
California, Los angeles

Work That Matters - Our work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. No one has more expertise treating children than Children#s Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children#s hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News # World Report Honor Roll of #Best# children#s hospitals, and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties. Join a hospital where the work you do will matter#to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you#ll come and find out for yourself. It#s Work That Matters. The Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDIS) reviews medical records on a concurrent and retrospective basis to improve overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation of patient records. Works collaboratively with clinicians to ensure that clinical information in the medical record is present and accurate and provides training and education as needed. Works with the coding staff to provide guidance to ensure that appropriate clinical severity is captured for the level of service rendered to all patients. The CDIS will also perform focused reviews at the discretion of the Manager. # Qualifications: HS Graduate with credential: RHIT, or CCS or combination thereof. A minimum of 3 years experience in coding, preferably in an academic setting. Demonstrates exceptional coding skills with extensive experience in ICD9. # License, Registration or Certification Required: Current state licensure as coding specialist, registered health information administrator, and/or registered health information technologist. # Skills: Effective interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all levels of hospital personnel. Organization and prioritization skills. Effective written and verbal communications skills. Analytical skills. Proficient computer skills. Ability to lift 20 lbs. Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time. Ability to focus/read a computer screen for prolonged periods. Works inside hospital. Basic sensory skills: visual, auditory, and speech acuity.#


Work That Matters - Our work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals, and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties.


Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you'll come and find out for yourself.


It's Work That Matters.


The Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDIS) reviews medical records on a concurrent and retrospective basis to improve overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation of patient records. Works collaboratively with clinicians to ensure that clinical information in the medical record is present and accurate and provides training and education as needed. Works with the coding staff to provide guidance to ensure that appropriate clinical severity is captured for the level of service rendered to all patients. The CDIS will also perform focused reviews at the discretion of the Manager.


Qualifications: HS Graduate with credential: RHIT, or CCS or combination thereof. A minimum of 3 years experience in coding, preferably in an academic setting. Demonstrates exceptional coding skills with extensive experience in ICD9.


License, Registration or Certification Required: Current state licensure as coding specialist, registered health information administrator, and/or registered health information technologist.


Skills: Effective interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all levels of hospital personnel. Organization and prioritization skills. Effective written and verbal communications skills. Analytical skills. Proficient computer skills. Ability to lift 20 lbs. Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time. Ability to focus/read a computer screen for prolonged periods. Works inside hospital. Basic sensory skills: visual, auditory, and speech acuity.


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