Job Title: Clinical Documentation Specialist
Company: Westchester Medical Center
City/State: Valhalla, NY
Category: Nursing/Nursing Management
Department: Medical Records
Position: Full Time
Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Req #: 21117
Posted Date: Oct 20, 2020
Internal Posting – 10/20/20 to 11/9//20
Provides clinically based concurrent review of patient medical records to ensure documentation accurately reflects the level of clinical services, severity of illness and specificity of care. Responsibilities require interaction with physicians, nursing staff, medical records coding staff, compliance specialists and other healthcare providers to ensure that clinical information in the medical record is present and accurate so that the appropriate utilizations, clinical severity, outcomes and quality are captured for the level of service rendered and ensure compliant reimbursement of patient care services. Supervision may be exercised over a small support staff.Training and
Possession of a valid license and current registration issued by the New York State Education Department, as a Registered Nurse; current certification either by the ACDIS as a Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) or by AHIMA as a Certified Document Improvement Practitioner (CDIP) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); and either (1) three years experience where the primary function of the position was clinical documentation improvement or (2) five years professional nursing experience in a hospital or healthcare facility which included two years medical-surgical, intensive care or critical care experience.
Westchester Medical Center
Westchester Medical Center is the premier provider of advanced medical care in New York’s Hudson Valley. The flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, this 895-bed academic hospital in Valhalla, NY, provides local residents with acute-care services — Level I trauma and burn care, organ transplants and advanced neurovascular procedures and more — found nowhere else in the region. Westchester Medical Center is the primary referral facility for other Hudson Valley hospitals and serves as a lifeline for more than 3 million.