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Clinician Documentation Improvement Analyst (CDI)

US Acute Care Solutions Canton, OH

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $1 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical
Job Description

THIS IS A REMOTE POSITION

AHIMA or AAPC annual membership will be covered by USACS

Auditing certification will be covered by USACA

Responsible for analyzing reports for documentation and coding trends. Performs concurrent and retrospective audits on medical records for physicians. Conducts documentation and coding education for physicians and medical staff. Includes risk management audit processes.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Analyzes level of service, coder communication and other reports for trends.
  • Reviews medical records and identifies potential gaps in clinical documentation for emergency medicine and payer populations (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, etc.) as directed.
  • Queries physicians and other caregivers as necessary via approved written communication mechanisms to obtain accurate and complete documentation that supports the severity of patient illness, intensity of services and risk of mortality
  • Creates & maintains written documentation in the form of manuals, newsletters, emails and procedures.
  • Creates & presents educational materials to physicians and staff in person or by phone. Some travel required.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends, practices and principles of documentation and government regulations through reading materials and/or attending educational seminars.
  • Performs and assists with coding and other department duties as needed.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of coding standards and application to ongoing evaluation of medical record documentation
  • Consistently meets established productivity targets for record review

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of and experience using ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM and CPT and HCPCS coding.
  • Knowledge of payer guidelines.
  • Knowledge of and skill using personal computers in a Windows environment with an emphasis on word processing, spreadsheets, and data entry.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to identify, research and solve problems and discrepancies.
  • Ability to organize data and produce outcome statistics.
  • Ability to professionally and effectively communicate in writing or verbally with physicians, coworkers, management, and third-party payers.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to effectively perform in a multi-task work environment.
  • Ability to process assigned duties in an organized manner.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • RHIT, RHIA, CPC, CCS-P, or other job-related accreditation required.
  • At least one year of coding experience or equivalent training/education.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry guidelines and regulations required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods and occasionally walk, stand, bend, stoop, and lift up to 15 pounds.
  • Required to have close visual acuity to perform job
Company Description
Where do you belong?

Your career is more than just a job, it's part of your life. Whether you prefer hospital medicine, emergency medicine, or non-clinical support positions, at USACS you'll feel a sense of connection, working with clinicians and office staff who share your interests and values.

US Acute Care Solutions employs emergency room clinical staff throughout the United States with 4,000 employees nationwide. Our corporate office is located in North Canton, Ohio and Dallas, Texas. Come check out our high growth healthcare organization that staffs both corporate and clinical opportunities.

US Acute Care Solutions

Why Work Here?
Your career is more than just a job, it's part of your life.

Where do you belong? Your career is more than just a job, it's part of your life. Whether you prefer hospital medicine, emergency medicine, or non-clinical support positions, at USACS you'll feel a sense of connection, working with clinicians and office staff who share your interests and values. US Acute Care Solutions employs emergency room clinical staff throughout the United States with 4,000 employees nationwide. Our corporate office is located in North Canton, Ohio and Dallas, Texas. Come check out our high growth healthcare organization that staffs both corporate and clinical opportunities.

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