• Clinical Documentation Improvement Coordinator-82017

    Physician Service Admin.- 95900
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  • Summary of Duties

    For more information about this position contact:
    Linnea Cornish
    Talent Acquisition Partner



    The Clinical Documentation Improvement Coordinator is accountable for coordinating the processes and personnel responsible for concurrent review of physician and ancillary documentation to identify severity of illness, risk or mortality, and specificity and etiology of diagnoses while demonstrating adherence to appropriate documentation standards: Facilitation of reimbursement at the level appropriate to patient health status and services provided.  Supports timely, accurate and compliant documentation of severity of illness, risk of mortality and utilization of resources while demonstrating adherence to recognized standards of patient care.  Provides ongoing education to physicians and staff regarding clinical documentation standards.  Coordinate the day to day operation and activities of the CDI program.  Provide education and support to the patient care team regarding documentation guidelines to produce an accurate and specific accounting of the care provided to patients.  Ensures compliance of regulatory requirements as related to CDI.

    Hiring Competencies

    a)    Education/Licensure:  Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. Medical Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Coder (Certified Coding Specialist, Registered Health Information Technician, Registered Health Information Administrator) also eligible.  A copy of your highest academic diploma or transcript required upon hire.  Current license can be in any state.

    b)    Certification:  Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist from ACDIS and or Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner from AHIMA preferred. If not already acquired, then obtain within 3 years.

    c)    Experience in Clinical Documentation Improvement role in clinical setting preferred.

    d)    Strong clinical skills with at least 5 years hospital experience in varied clinical settings, including at least 3 years recent clinical experience in an inpatient medical-surgical or intensive care setting.

    e)    Experience as an inpatient medical coder additionally would be preferred.

    f)     Demonstrates ethical commitment to quality assurance and confidentiality of all data and information.

    g)    Excellent customer service skills.

    h)    Emulates THC dress code and Code of Conduct that incorporates presenting a good first and lasting impression by personal appearance and interpersonal skills.

    i)      Experience working in highly confidential settings.

    j)      Possesses excellent telephone skills and interpersonal communication abilities both verbal and written.

    k)    Familiar with computerized word processing, database and spreadsheet programs.

    l)      Self-directed and must be able to follow through on projects with attention to detail and implement ideas and programs with minimal supervision.

    m)  Demonstrates creativity, flexibility and the ability to work under stress.

    o)   Bilingual skills a plus.


    At Tuality Healthcare, an OHSU Partner, it's an honor and a privilege to serve those near us. That's why since our beginnings in 1918, and as we expand our strong network of services through our clinical affiliation with OHSU, we continue to be committed to providing the best health care possible and a valued community partner.  Our affiliation with OHSU brings the advanced medical resources of Oregon’s only academic health center, which allows local providers to receive guidance from some of the country’s top specialists and pass that expertise on to Tuality patients where they can be cared for in their community. 


    Tuality’s many awards showcase our position as one of the Portland metro area’s premier healthcare providers, including 5th straight year in Top 10 Healthiest Employers in Oregon from The Portland Business Journal, Tuality’s 6th straight Gold Plus Award from the American Heart Association, and 2016 #1 Nationwide Best Hospital IT Department to work for according to Healthcare IT News.


    Here at Tuality our employees care about making a difference.  In fact, they care so much that in our most recent employee satisfaction survey we had an 80% participation rate!  Tuality is truly unique because of the relationships we build and as individuals we are seen and heard.  Come be part of our team, and let your voice be heard!

    Additional Posting Information

    Tuality Healthcare believes in providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. Recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, working conditions, training, and compensation will be based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, creed, national origin, marital status, family relationship, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. We further commit ourselves to continuing the practical application of this policy in our daily business conduct.


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