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CDI Specialist - Nurse

Company: LifeCare Health Partners
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

LifeCare Hospitals of Fort Worth
6201 Overton Ridge Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76132 Description We have an immediate opportunity for Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Nurses. General Summary: The--Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Nurse is responsible for assessing all medical record documentation to ensure a complete and thorough accounting of the patient's severity of illness is captured. This position will work closely with physicians, case managers and other disciplines to ensure documentation within the medical record is comprehensive and complete. This position will assist the Case Management team in ensuring timely response by the other key components of the medical care team. This position provides integration of the patient's condition with the medical record documentation, facilitates coding and supports strong utilization management functions, and monitors the utilization of clinical services within the hospital. The position actively participates in hospital and departmental performance improvement and utilization management activities and also supports the hospitals in achieving their mission and vision. The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Nurse is actively involved in department activities, transdisciplinary team activities, and LifeCare activities to ensure individualized, patient-centered health care for all patient populations admitted to LifeCare Hospital. Patient Population: Has contact with patients in a non-clinical setting; understands and demonstrates appropriate behavior when interacting with patients in the adult (18-65 years of age) and geriatric (65 and older) populations. Essential Functions:

  • Through review of the patient's medical record, identifies opportunities to clarify documentation in the medical record and initiates communication with medical staff, nurses, and patient care staff to ensure documentation is captured in the medical record that supports patients' severity of illness.
  • Coordinates STARS activities with Case Managers and other team members to facilitate a smooth workflow and follow through on all identified documentation opportunities.
  • Conducts training for case management staff and physicians, including clinical documentation training as well as ongoing formal and informal medical staff education to ensure medical information is appropriately clarified in the patient's medical record.
  • Ensures the care and services are based upon the assessed needs of the patient and to systematically identify and respond to the patient's need for discharge planning upon admission and on a continuum.
  • Reviews the appropriate use of ancillary services giving priority to services high in cost, risk and volume.
  • Refers information resulting from pattern analysis to the hospital administrator, president of the medical staff or Medical Executive Committee for review response when appropriate.
  • Assures the clinical coordination program is responsive to the needs of payors, patients and families.
  • Aggregates and analyzes hospital documentation services, statistics and recommends correction action, if required. Monitors results of CDI activities and reports findings to appropriate committees.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness is required. This description is a general statement of required essential functions performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned. Requirements Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the hospital case management setting. Prior clinical experience as a clinical documentation specialist preferred. Education: RN with bachelor's degree in a related field. BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification: Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse. Certified Case Manager preferred. Must maintain current licensure while employed with LifeCare Hospitals.

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