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Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Specialist

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: CDI-CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION
Categories: HIM / CDI
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-3:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Are you looking for a new career in Clinical Documentation Improvement? Come join Lee Health where we are just minutes away from some of the nation's top-rated beaches! Our great work environment, team atmosphere and work-life balance makes this a great place to continue your CDI career.

Using a multidisciplinary team approach on a concurrent basis the Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Specialist uses clinical and coding knowledge of documentation requirements to improve overall quality and completeness of patient records. He/she works collaboratively with medical providers to ensure clinical information in medical record is present, complete, and accurately reflects patient severity of illness and risk of mortality as well as facilitate the most appropriate MS DRG code assignment when appropriate.

Have Questions? Chat with the Recruiter:
Ryan Smith
ryan.smith@leehealth.org

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Requirements:

Education:
- BSN degree or Equivalent required.

Experience:
- 5 years of direct critical care nursing experience required
- Hospital Coding experience strongly desired
- Previous CDI experience preferred
- Coding Certificate or CCDIS certification is preferred

Training: Professional certification in medical coding preferred License: Current FL RN license preferred. Other: Strong interpersonal, communication (verbal, non-verbal and listening), analytical and computer skills. Certification as a Documentation Improvement Specialist required within 2 years


General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Bend - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Climb - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Crouch - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Twist - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Fine Manipulation - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Dust, Fumes, Gases Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Loud Noises - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) years