As soon as possible
- High School Graduate or equivalent
- Computer skills required
- Coding or clinical documentation certification preferred
- Healthcare professionals with a clinical and/or coding background
- At least 2 years inpatient coding experience and/or 2 years acute care experience required
Facilitates and obtains appropriate physician documentation for any clinical conditions or procedures to support the appropriate severity of illness, expected risk of mortality, and complexity of care of the patient. Exhibits a sufficient knowledge of clinical documentation requirements, DRG assignment, and clinical conditions or procedures. Educates members of the patient care team regarding documentation guidelines, including physicians, allied health practitioners, and nursing. Also responsible for utilization review and resource management of the case based on clinical documentation found in the patient record.
Lifting requirements; considered light/medium. See job tasks analysis.
Oroville Hospital - 16 months ago