The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist II performs patient record reviews to determine complete, accurate and timely documentation of all conditions that support hospitalization and treatment of the patient. The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist II formulates, interprets, and analyzes data relative to opportunities to improve documentation practices.
The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist II promotes and obtains appropriate documentation for any clinical conditions or procedures to support the appropriate severity of illness (SOI), expected risk of mortality (ROM) and complexity of care of the patient through extensive interaction with practitioners. The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist II recommend proficient queries to practitioners or support staff regarding missing, unclear, or conflicting health record documentation in an effort to obtain additional documentation within the health record as needed.
The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist II collaboratively works with interdisciplinary teams including, but not limited to physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, Patient Safety and Health Care Improvement.
The Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist II develops and/or provides ongoing education and information regarding documentation opportunities to practitioners, Health Information Management Coders, and other Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists.
The ideal candidate is detail oriented with exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills, have excellent written and verbal communications skills and strong organizational skills.
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
- EDUCATION - Bachelor's degree
- EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 4 years experience required
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Must be a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) Must also have one of the following coding certifications: -- Certified Coding Specialist, or -- Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist, or -- Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner.
Internal Number: 20014352
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!