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Emerson Hospital Clinical Documentation Specialist; Full Time, Benefit Eligible in Concord, Massachusetts

Would you like to work at a community hospital where the well-being of people—beginning with you—is valued above all else? Our supportive environment, combined with a generous compensation and benefits package, allow you to balance your work and personal life, take care of your family and plan for your future.

Benefits highlights include: Health and Dental Insurance, PTO Program, Retirement Savings Plan, Life & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, Free Parking and more. Benefits available to part-time employees (scheduled 24 hours or more per week)

Reporting to the Director of Medical Records the Clinical Documentation Specialists facilitates improvement in the overall quality, completeness, and accuracy of medical record documentation for the purposes of ensuring compliance with Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) regulations and guidelines and to expedite appropriate reimbursement. Utilizes both clinical and coding knowledge to obtain appropriate documentation through extensive interaction with physicians, nursing, other patient caregivers and Medical Record Clinical Coding Specialists. Responsible for educating all members of the patient care team on documentation guidelines on an ongoing basis.

Minimum Qualifications:

§ Education:

Degree in Nursing or Medical Records

§ Experience:

3-5 years acute care nursing experience; or 3 years inpatient coding experience.

§ Licensure and/or Certification:

Current RN license and/or AHIMA Coding Certification