Clin Documentation Spec/UKHC

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Jul 13, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Clinical Documentation Specialists review physician documentation to identify the most appropriate DRG. When evidence supports additional diagnoses not documented in a manner that can be used in final ICD-10 codes, Clinical Documentation Specialists clarify with physician staff to make sure diagnoses are appropriately documented in the medical record. This function is vital to capture the most accurate clinical picture of severity of illness, risk of mortality, co-morbidities, and complications. This position also assists in the capture of present on admission diagnoses and early identification of PSI. This position impacts both the LOS and mortality O/E.




Job Title
Clin Documentation Spec/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE14934

Working Title
Clinical Documentation Specialist

Department Name
H4006:Utilization Review

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
11

Salary Range
$53,477-86,445/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

ADN



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

7 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse



Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 10lbs; regularly walking or standing with objects up to 10lbs; regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motions (such as typing); and occasional (

Shift

Day shift Monday through Friday



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

The ideal candidate will possess strong communication, critical thinking, computer, and interpersonal skills.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

ADN with 7 years of clinical experience preferred.



Deadline to Apply
07/19/2018

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current Kentucky Registered Nurses license or are you eligible to obtain one by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please choose the answer that best describes your years of paid, full-time employment experience as a registered nurse.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  3. * Please indicate your years of paid work experience in identifying diagnosis-related groups (DRGs) or assigning ICD-9 codes.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Briefly describe your experience doing chart review (for example: clinical documentation, auditing, core measures, utilization review, legal, quality).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter

    PI103385782

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