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Clinical Documentation Technician
DULUTH MN 55805
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-90668959

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St. Luke's Hospital

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Clinical Documentation Technician

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Clinical Documentation Technician



Department:
01 Medical Records Department


Schedule:
Full-time


Shift:
D


Hours:
1.0, M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm, Req # - 18643


Contact Information:


+ Contact: St. Luke's Hospital of Duluth Human Resources


+ Tel: 218-249-5387


+ Fax: 218-249-6094


+ Email: recruiting@slhduluth.com


+ Address:
915 E. 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55805 Duluth, MN 55805




Job Details:


+ Certification/Licensure/Registration


+ Three (3) years relevant experience is required


+ JOB SUMMARY The Clinical Documentation Technician facilitates improvement in the overall quality, completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation. Obtains and promotes appropriate clinical documentation through extensive interaction with physicians, other patient caregivers and Health Information Management Department coding staff to ensure clinical documentation reflects the level of service rendered to patients is complete and accurate. Educates all members of patient care team on documentation guidelines on an on-going basis. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: N/A Experience: Three (3) recent years inpatient acute care coding experience, including ICD-10- CM/PCS. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: N/A Experience: Knowledge of Medicare Parts A and B; DRGs, outpatient coding experience; experience working directly with physicians. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS), Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP), Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to effectively communicate with medical staff, health care personnel and third party payors. Ability to effectively communicate and work closely with other case managers and all members of the health care team in such fashion as to make the program a continuing functioning process. Ability to function with dependability, diplomacy and initiative. Understands that St. Lukes is committed to following ethical procedures and remaining within the boundaries of the St. Lukes Compliance Plan. READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures. SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to see, hear, walk, talk, sit, stand, reach and work greater than eight (8) hours per day; ability to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds Stand - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Walk - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Sit - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Reach with hands and arms - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Stoop, squat, kneel, orĀ crouch - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Bending-repetitive forward - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) LIFTING REQUIREMENTS Up to 10 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours) Up to 25 pounds - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) WORK ENVIRONMENT Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic) WORKING CONDITIONS Works in an office-based clinical setting. May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements




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