The Clinical Documentation Specialist Manager of Reporting & Analytics collaborates extensively with physicians, nursing staff, other patient caregivers, coding staff and revenue cycle to improve quality and completeness of documentation of care provided and coded accurately in a project orientated team environment. Facilitates concurrent and retrospective modifications to clinical documentation to insure commensurate reimbursement of clinical severity and services rendered to patients with a DRG based payer (Medicare, Medicaid). Supports timely, accurate and complete documentation of clinical information used for measuring and reporting physician and facility outcomes. Communicates with and educates all clinical staff concerning accurate and effective clinical documentation. Primary responsibilities will be leading the targeted internal coding audit team and to special projects in the R&A department.
Minimum of 8 years recent experience in an acute care setting in a clinical nursing field required.
Prior experience in clinical documentation improvement, utilization review/management, discharge planning, quality management, case management or coding preferred.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.