Mercy Health

  • Clinical Documentation Specialist - RN - Ada

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  • 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.



    The Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) reviews inpatient medical records while patients are still in-house (concurrent review) for proper documentation. This review includes new admissions to the facility as well as re-reviews every two to three days until the patients are discharged. The Clinical Documentation Specialist communicates with clinicians and physicians to ensure timely and accurate documentation and provides training and education as needed. The CDS will also perform focused reviews at the discretion of the Manager.


    Position Qualifications:

    • We require a nursing degree from an accredited school.
    • You’ll also need a current RN license in our state.
    • Basic life support training should be completed in 90 days with advanced training required at certain intervals.



    Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (RN, BSRN) – preferred RN with acute care clinical experience or Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management
    Licensure: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (RN, BSRN) with the State of Oklahoma or Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management.
    Experience: Prefer 2 years experience as a clinical documentation specialist.
    Certifications: • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (RN, BSRN) – preferred RN with acute care clinical experience or Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management
    Other: • At a minimum, two years experience in nursing, coding, process improvement, or utilization review/case management in an acute care facility. • Working knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding principles and guidelines or willingness to obtain this knowledge. • Working knowledge of federal, state, and payer-specific regulations and policies pertaining to documentation, coding, and reimbursement or willingness to obtain this knowledge. • Effective interpersonal skills in order to interact effectively with all levels of hospital personnel. • Organization and prioritization skills. • Effective written and verbal communications skills. • Critical thinking / Analytical skills. • Basic computer skills, experience in using spreadsheets. • Strong managerial, leadership, and interpersonal skills.



    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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