Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) Trainee in Kansas City, KS at Providence Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/19/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    8929 Parallel Parkway
    Kansas City, KS
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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description


CDS Trainee is responsible conducting clinically based concurrent and retrospective reviews of inpatient medical records to evaluate the clinical documentation is reflective of quality of care outcomes and reimbursement compliance for acute care services provided. CDS Trainee will work closely with the medical staff to facilitate appropriate clinical documentation of patient care. Other responsibilities include conducting documentation for inpatient admission criteria, initial and extended-stay concurrent reviews on all selected admissions and documenting findings.


Education and Work Experience

  • Medical Graduate or RN required.

  • Minimum of 3+ years clinical experience in an acute care setting.

  • Knowledge of care delivery documentation systems and related medical record documents.

  • Knowledge of age-specific needs and the elements of disease processes and related procedures.

  • Strong broad-based clinical knowledge and understanding of pathology / physiology of disease processes.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent critical thinking skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build effective partnering relationships with physicians, nurse staff and hospital management staff.

  • Working knowledge of inpatient admission criteria.

  • Ability to work independently in a time-oriented environment.

  • Computer literacy and familiarity with the operation of basic office equipment.

  • Assertive personality traits to facilitate ongoing physician communication.

  • Working knowledge of Medicare reimbursement system and coding structures preferred.


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