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Banner Health is currently seeking an RN CDI Educator to join the Clinical Documentation Improvement Department.
The Clinical Documentation Improvement program staff reviews the medical record to ensure the overall appropriateness, completeness, consistency, compliance, and specificity of the physician documentation. It helps to ensure accuracy and compliance with coding assignments, DRG assignments, Case Mix Index, LOS, SOI/ROM ratings, clarifies POA status, HAC’s, quality of care, support for specific Hospital and System initiatives, and aids the Revenue Integrity Department in achieving appropriate reimbursements for services provided.
The RN CDI Educator will assist in the didactic education and training of new staff, continuing education for all staff, aide team proficiency with coding rules and regulation changes, compliance, as well as in providing oversight for the provider-directed clinical documentation education.
Preferred qualifications include:
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This position assists with the development of education / training materials, conducts and coordinates training and development of the centralized system Clinical Documentation Improvement staff as appropriate, including documentation related education presented to physicians/providers. Creates and maintains all department training materials, tools, and/or documents. Participates as a Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Subject Matter Expert, ICD-10 trainer, and assists with concurrent peer evaluation and education. Conducts new hire skill assessments, department specific orientation and training for work tasks and functions. Provides ongoing, continuing education, and conducts annual competency assessments.
Requires a level of education as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelors degree in nursing.
Requires Registered Nurse (R.N.) license in state worked.
Requires a proficiency level typically attained with 5 years acute-care, inpatient hospital clinical experience. Must have the ability to work independently, possess demonstrated critical thinking skills, problem-solving abilities, and effective written and verbal communication skills and time management skills. Must also demonstrate the ability to work effectively within an interdisciplinary team format.
Must pass a written clinical competency examination with minimum score of 70.Requires strong working knowledge of clinical documentation methodologies as typically obtained through a minimum of 3 years relevant experience, including solid understanding of MS-DRGs, coding rules, regulations, and guidelines; identification of documentation improvement opportunities; and clarification guidelines.
Previous training/teaching experience and coaching/mentoring experience preferred. Creativity and knowledge of adult learning principles preferred.Previous experience with EMRs, CDI/Coding IT applications preferred.Clinical Documentation Improvement Certification
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.