• California

Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist - Huntington Hospital

Job ID:17128


Department:Medical Records



Location:Pasadena, CA

When you join Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of care. Our focus on delivering quality, service, and cutting edge care, enables Huntington Hospital to be an organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line. More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the results that continuously improve our ability to provide our community with care.

Utilizing independent judgement and discretion, the CDI specialist is responsible for concurrent review of

clinical documentation in the medical record, queries the medical staff and other caregivers as necessary to obtain accurate and complete physician documentation that supports the severity of patients illness and risk of mortality and performs a thorough chart review to identify co-morbidities/complications, and documents these appropriately to ensure accuracy of coding and commensurate reimbursement.Education: Degree in Medicine (MD) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing required.

Experience/Training: Minimum of 5 years experience in Clinical Documentation Improvement, Adult medical -surgical Critical Care and/or ED experience preferred.

Licenses/Certifications: Current CA RN license required for nurses, ACDIS-CCDS or AHIMA-CDIP required.

Skills: Computer literacy, CERNER/3M 360 preferred