Smith Arnold Partners
My client is committed to maintaining a skilled and motivated workforce through best-practice programs, including competitive pay, innovative benefits, and professional and personal development opportunities. In addition to Registered Nurses and allied health professionals, we also seek qualified individuals to work in financial, administrative, managerial, and other support positions. Located in the beautiful Candlewood Lake area of CT, we invite you to apply.
Title: Lead CDI Specialist
Salary Potential: $95,000
The Senior Clinical Documentation and Data Integrity Specialist (CDDIS) is responsible for the overall improvement of the quality and completeness of Medical Record Documentation.
Provides support in program development, implementation and sustaining a hospital wide documentation integrity program.
The senior CDDIS will collaborate with Lead and CDDI Manager to serve as a resource on documentation and related coding issues for junior staff in addition to medical provider and other relevant team members.
Provide ongoing education to physicians and other front line clinical staff to assure appropriate DRG assignment, documentation of severity of illness and risk of mortality.
Reviews expected daily case volume both new and recurrent from daily work list and capture accurate SOI, ROM data.
Provide support to ensure that clinical information and quality data utilized in profiling and reporting is complete and accurate.
Review and validate POA status for Hospital Acquired Complication with providers when needed and correspond with quality team.
Identify and review Patient Safety and Adverse Event, PSI complication for clinical validation using AHRQ provide inclusion exclusion criteria.
Collaborate with Denial unit in chart review to validate coding and appropriate DRG assignment as well as review observation and inpatient status.
This position requires full-time onsite presence.
One of the following certification upon hiring, CDIP, CCDS or acquire within 6 months of hiring
Experience working in inpatient setting for 3 years, 5 years is a plus
Experience with clinical documentation integrity and reportable quality data measures (PSI, HAC)
Experience working in large health system with multiple acute care hospitals