CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION SPECIALIST
Company: University of Washington
Posted on: November 19, 2023
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A higher degree of healthcare.
All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the
highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a
respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family,
student and colleague is valued and honored.
Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center - Montlake. Among
the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News
& World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical
Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as
well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center -
Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report's No. 1 hospital
ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area.
It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center -
Montlake has achieved both distinctions.
Excellence. Exploration. Education. Become part of our team, and
join our mission to make life healthier for everyone in our
UW Medical Center has an outstanding opportunity for an RN Clinical
Documentation Specialist. This individual is responsible for
supporting medical staff in improving the overall quality and
completeness of clinical documentation.
Full-time day shift. The work is remote or hybrid of in office and
Review clinical documentation, make judgments regarding the
completeness and quality of that documentation, and facilitate
modifications to clinical documentation through communication with
physicians and practitioners, and medical records coding staff.
Ensure that pertinent patient conditions and treatments are
documented such that appropriate reimbursement is received for the
level of acuity and service rendered to all patients using a DRG
based payer (Medicare) methodology.
Verify the accuracy and completeness of clinical information used
for measuring and reporting outcomes related to patient care,
physician practice and the medical center performance.
Educate all members of the patient care team regarding these
aspects of clinical documentation on an ongoing basis.
REQUIREMENTS Please apply only if you meet the three listed
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or equivalent education and
Two years of experience in a dedicated clinical documentation
At least six years prior nursing experience in an acute inpatient
hospital setting with in-depth knowledge of medical and surgical
care. Three to five years of experience in a clinical documentation
improvement role, knowledge of electronic medical record systems
Epic, 3M 360 preferred.
Washington State RN license required by start date
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center -
Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW
Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and
Airlift Northwest. Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse
staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences,
perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives
to create and maintain working and learning environments that are
inclusive, equitable and welcoming.To request disability
accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability
Services Office at 206-543-6450 or email@example.com .Applicants
considered for this position will be required to disclose if they
are the subject of any substantiated findings or current
investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current
employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under
Washington state law .
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