ER CDS - SRGA in Riverdale, GA at Southern Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/8/2018

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JOB SUMMARY: ER CDS is responsible conducting clinically based concurrent and retrospective reviews of Emergency Room and inpatient medical records to evaluate the clinical documentation is reflective of quality of care outcomes and reimbursement compliance for acute care services provided. ER CDS is also responsible for determining medical necessity for inpatient admissions/ level of care based on Milliman and/or Interqual guidelines. ER CDS 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.

1. Medical Graduate, PA or Nursing Graduate required.
2. 1+ year of clinical experience in acute care setting preferred.
3. Please note that in order to be promoted to ER CDS I position; the Employee must meet certain performance standards as defined by the Hospital / Department.
4. Minimum of two years’ experience with ICD-9 or 10 and CPT coding in an acute care setting preferred.
5. Basic computer experience required.
6. Use of an encoder software product for code assignment in an acute care setting required
7. Computer data entry with 10-key preferred, with accurate typing speed of 35 wpm preferred
8. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent critical thinking skills.
9. Excellent interpersonal skills to build effective partnering relationships with physicians, nurse staff, coding staff and hospital management staff.    

Work Type: Full Time Employee    

Shift: 1

Legend: Shift 1=Day, 2=Evening, 3=Night, 4=Varied.

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

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