This position is responsible for performing concurrent review of clinical documentation in the medical record. Queries to the medical staff and other caregivers are necessary via written / verbal communication to obtain accurate and complete physician documentation that supports the severity of patient illness and risk of mortality. Perform thorough chart reviews to identify comorbidities / complications, and document these appropriately In the 3M 360 software application. Provides education to the physician and clinical staff. Captures all potential secondary diagnoses for profiling purposes.
Current license as an RN, Or a Midlevel Physician Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP)
RN 3-5 yrs experience
PA/NP 2+ yrs experience
1-2 Years CDI experience required
Recent clinical experience in acute care setting.
Working knowledge of Medicare reimbursement and coding logic
Demonstrate proficiency in clinical documentation required for proper coding
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.