Mercy Health

  • Clinical Documentation Speclst

    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Health Information Mgmt
  • Overview


    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. We have opportunities for nurses who are inspired to pioneer new models of care and want to transform the healthcare experience. Work with advanced technology and innovative procedures. Be state of the art, and never stop exploring. We’re expanding to help our communities grow, offering an exceptional opportunity to join our team.


    Clinical Documentation Specialist-Days-Full time


    This position is responsible for assisting in the overall integrity of the medical records documentation primarily by conducting reviews of inpatient medical records to identify missing, vague, and/or incomplete components; communicates the need for additional documentation to the appropriate clinical provider and/or coding; ensures the additional documentation is completed in a timely manner; works collaboratively with other departments including coding, quality, compliance, the medical staff, utilization review/case management, and any other applicable departments to improve the quality of provider documentation; supports initiatives to improve the quality of documentation by all caregivers.

    This position provides educational support, for required documentation elements, to providers, nursing staff, case managers. Health Information Management (medical records) staff and any caregiver documenting within the medical record. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.



    Position Qualifications:

    • Education: High school diploma.
      Licensure: Registered Nurse license (RN), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician certification (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist certification (CCS) required. Certified Professional Coder (CPC), or a combination there of.
      Experience: RN's must have a minimum of 5 years of recent experience in an acute care hospital; HIM professional must have a minimum of 5 years of recent in-patient, acute care coding experience.


    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Getting respect doesn’t come easy in healthcare. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!



    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care-that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.




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