You are in demand everywhere...but it pays to come here!
If you want to work in a premier hospital that wins awards, nurtures people, and tirelessly strives to advance care, you'll find your match at Jersey City Medical Center . Our not-for-profit hospital, a proud member of RWJBarnabas Health , has been honored time and again for our strides in patient care and safety, and as the regional leader in specialties like cardiology, stroke, and trauma care.
Among our many accolades, we have been designated 8 times the only A-Rated for Safety Hospital, awarded Magnet Recognition for superior nursing, named Best Regional Hospital by US News and World Report and ranked among the 100 best places to work in healthcare (nationally). Jersey City Medical Center is also ideally located in the vibrant Jersey City waterfront community overlooking the harbor, just 10 minutes from New York City, with a grand view of the Statue of Liberty.
The Clinical Documentation Specialist has the responsibility to evaluate appropriate utilization of health care resources, in the appropriate setting. In collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, social services, patient caregivers and Health Information Management coding staff the Clinical Documentation Specialist acts as a consultant and educator in documentation guidelines and appropriateness of level of care. Relevant documentation support tools are utilized on DRG's with documentation opportunities. This position queries physicians while the patient is still hospitalized to address questions relevant to documentation.
REQUIREMENTS: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with BSN in addition RHIA/RHIT/CCS is desired. Prior experience in clinical documentation review preferred as well as an understanding of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding requirements. Minimum 2 years acute hospital experience. Supervisory experience preferred (in any discipline). Successful completion of site personnel general orientation. Successful completion of department specific orientation. Successful completion of the Corporate Compliance Coding School within 1 year of employment if applicable.
Barnabas Health offers excellent-provided benefits which include: competitive compensation, comprehensive medical/dental benefits, 403 (B) savings plan, Flexible Spending Plans, PTO program, tuition reimbursement and so much more.