Supv - CDS - WAMC in Anaheim, CA at West Anaheim Medical Center

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    3033 West Orange Avenue
    Anaheim, CA
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description


CDS Supervisor is responsible for implementation and improvement of clinical documentation improvement program at the facility and supervises clinical documentation specialists (CDS). Ensure CDS perform their designated tasks synergistically with other concerned departments and personnel. Work closely with Director/ Supervisor of Health Information Department and Director/ Supervisor of Case Management to be instrumental in supplementing assistance to these departmental functions pertaining to clinical documentation. CDS Supervisor will work closely with the medical staff to formulate strategies to improvement quality of clinical documentation. Other responsibilities include as designated by the given supervisor(s).


Education and Work Experience
  • Minimum qualifications include a bachelor's degree in Medicine/ Surgery or license as physician assistant or registered nurse. A master's degree in nursing or clinical field preferred.
  • Minimum of two years experience as a clinical documentation specialist.
  • Extensive knowledge of nursing care, clinical measurement tools, and clinical outcomes; ability to establish cooperative working relationship with diverse groups and individuals, the medical staff, and other healthcare disciplines; program and database development a plus.
  • Certification as Certified Coding Specialist is required.
  • 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, coding 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.
  • Possess the ability to work with minimum supervision, the ability to function in a stressful environment, the ability to encourage and assist with team building, excellent writing and verbal skills, and the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information, both patient and employee.
  • Must obtain Sexual Harassment Certification within 6 months, and then maintain biennially.
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