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RN, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist

Company: Community Medical Centers
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Community Medical Centers has been providing central California with the highest level of care available in the region. Community Regional Medical Center measures up with top hospitals nationally and is the 3rd largest in California! With 685 beds, we are home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in California! We have an 84-bed Level III NICU and plan to significantly expand pediatric specialty care. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We're affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility; trained 3,000 Medical Doctor's to date plus continuous invests in research and training grants.Responsibilities:Facilitates and obtains appropriate physician documentation for any clinical conditions or procedures to support the appropriate severity of illness, expected risk of mortality and complexity of care of the patient. Educates members of the patient care team regarding documentation guidelines.Qualifications:QualificationsEducationAssociate's Degree in Nursing and 2 years clinical experience in acute hospital setting with demonstrated expertise in Med/Surg, OB, Trauma, ICU, and/or CCU required orOne of the following is requiredo Bachelor's Degree in Nursingo Doctor of Medicine (MD) or foreign equivalento Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or foreign equivalentExperiencePrior coding or Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) program experience preferredLicenses and CertificationsRN - Current State of California Registered Nurse license if education is in Nursing requiredCCDS - Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist preferredCDIP - Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner preferredPlease note: Per the CDPH order, all healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption and test regularly.Please note: If any bonuses are noted, they are only applicable to external hires.

Keywords: Community Medical Centers, Bakersfield , RN, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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