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RN Registered Nurse - CDI Specialist

Location : Oklahoma City OK 73141
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 5576
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Nursing

Job Description :

The CDI Specialist will identify potential gaps in clinical documentation for inpatient and payer populations as directed throughout the hospitalization. He/she will also educate physicians and key healthcare providers regarding clinical documentation improvement and the need for accurate and complete documentation in the health record.


 


 

Required Qualifications :

QUALIFICATIONS: 


 


Degree / Licensure / Certification / Registration: 


 



  • Valid Oklahoma RN Registered Nurse licensure required, or comparable clinical degree

  • Must have current BLS card. 

  • Must meet qualifications for specific unit worked.


 


Experience Required: 


 


Special Skills & Qualifications:


 



  • Must possess at least five years of acute hospital nursing experience (e.g. medical/surgical unit, intensive care). 

  • Experience in Utilization Management/Case Management, Critical Care, patient outcomes/quality management and/or inpatient coding considered a plus.

  • ICU/Critical Care experience strongly desired.

  • Prior experience in clinical documentation improvement, ICD coding and MS-DRGs preferred.

  • Prior experience educating physicians/providers preferred.

  • Previous experience working in a clinical documentation improvement department or as a consultant strongly encouraged.

  • Minimum of one-year auditing experience strongly encouraged.

  • This individual must possess a comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and clinical competency.

  • Candidate must possess excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, collaboration and relationship-building skills. 

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have strong working knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software and reporting software. 

  • English is required for both verbal and written communication. 

  • Ability to communicate effectively at a high level is required.

  • Strong critical thinking skills and ability to integrate knowledge is necessary. Prioritization and organizational skills required.  

  • Must exhibit the ability to educate members of the healthcare team about clinical documentation.  

  • Individual must demonstrate data quality and integrity skills.

  • Also, experience working with encoder software, clinical documentation improvement software and the electronic medical record is preferred


 


Benefits: 


 


Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Life Insurance/AD&D,


Supplemental Group Life, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Extended Illness


Bank (EIB), Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance Program, and company discounts.


 


 


Skills :
ACLS ARDMS ARRT REGISTERED ASCP CERTIFICATION BLS CARDIAC CARDIOVASCULAR CASE MANAGEMENT CATH LAB CHEMISTRY CLINICAL LABORATORY CPR CERTIFIED CRITICAL CARE DISCHARGE PLANNING EKG GERIATRIC HEMATOLOGY IMAGING INFECTION CONTROL LABORATORY MAMMOGRAPHY MEDICAL LABORATORY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY MICROBIOLOGY MLT MRI NCA NUCLEAR MEDICINE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT ONCOLOGY OUTPATIENT PAIN MANAGEMENT PEDIATRICS PHARMACOLOGY PHARMACY PHLEBOTOMY RADIOGRAPHY RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST RADIOLOGY REGISTERED NURSE SEROLOGY SPEECH TEACHING TESTING THERAPY TOXICOLOGY TRAINING ULTRASOUND URINALYSIS X-RAY
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