Quality Documentation (CDI) Specialist
Fort Myers, FL
Department: CDI - Clinical Documentation
Categories: HIM / CDI
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Come join Lee Health as a Quality Documentation Specialist (commonly known as CDI Specialist) and our mission of being a trusted partner, empowering healthier lives through care and compassion.
Using a multidisciplinary team approach the Quality Documentation Specialist facilitates and obtains appropriate clinical documentation for any clinical conditions or procedures to support the appropriate severity of illness, expected risk of mortality, and complexity of care of the patient. A diverse clinical background and in depth knowledge of pathophysiology is a must. With training, exhibits a detailed knowledge of clinical documentation requirements, DRG assignment, as well a firm understanding of coding guidelines. The Quality Documentation Specialist educates members of the patient care team regarding clinical documentation guidelines, including attending physicians, allied health practitioners, and nursing. Reviews medical records concurrently on a daily basis to identify opportunities to improve the quality and completeness of clinical documentation. Facilitates modifications to clinical documentation when appropriate, through extensive concurrent interaction with physicians, mid-level providers, HIM staff, allied health professionals and nursing staff to support accurate, complete and timely documentation of clinical information in the electronic patient record. Coaches and educates physicians, mid-level providers, HIM staff, allied health professionals and nurses on a daily basis to improve capture of clinical severity for the level of service rendered to patients.
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|Degree/Diploma Obtained||Program of Study||Required/|
Additional RequirementsGraduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or BS in a related healthcare field.
|Minimum Years Required||Area of Experience||Required/|
|5 Years||Clinical Nursing||Required|
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
|Registered Nurse License||Required|
|CCDS (Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist)||Preferred|