As part of Advocate Health Care, Advocate Children’s Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. The two main Chicago Metropolitan region campuses are located in Oak Lawn in the southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest. Additional services are accessible at other Advocate hospitals throughout the state. Advocate Children’s Hospital serves as a major referral center for infants and children. Through a special, wholistic approach, Advocate Children’s Hospital combines some of the country’s most respected medical talent with exceptional and compassionate care. In fact, the children’s hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s leaders in pediatric cardiology and neonatology, and numerous physicians on staff here have been recognized among the Top Doctors regionally and nationally in their field. The hospital is staffed by more than 400 pediatricians and 230 pediatric subspecialists, who offer a wide range of specialized services for children.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursingBSN 5 years relevant clinical experience (For associates in process level 25013, 5 years relevant pediatric clinical experience) Clinical documentation improvement experience preferred Ability to prioritize workExcellent communication skillsGood problem solving skillsCritical thinking skillsBasic Computer skillsEffective problem~solver with good interpersonal communication skills, verbal and writtenEffective observation, analytical, and critical thinking skills Current nursing license in the State of Illinois.Certification in clinical documentation improvement preferred. Ability to work in changing environmentAbility to prioritize independently and respond to multiple simultaneous requestsAbility to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situationsMay be exposed to hazardous materials and life threatening diseasesThis position needs to recognize needs and behaviors of specific age groups of patients treated.Extensive knowledge and experience of ICD~10 coding classification system and DRGs noneThis role will facilitate the modifications of clinical documentation through extensive initial and concurrent interaction with physicians and other members of the healthcare team, to support appropriate documentation of the clinical severity and risk of mortality is captured for the level of services rendered to select inpatients populations. This role will supports timely, accurate and complete documentation of clinical information used for measuring and reporting physician and hospital outcomes and provides education to all members of the health care team on an ongoing basis.Accountabilities:Improves the overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation by performing chart reviews using clinical documentation guidelines based on accepted standards, evidenced based practice, and current regulatory requirements.Educates all internal customers on clinical documentation opportunities, coding and reimbursement issues, as well as performance improvement strategies.Maintains the integrity of data bases, tracks and trends response to clinical documentation and measures for performance improvement. Demonstrate positive and effective interpersonal relations dealing with all members of the team (ie co~workers, physicians, leadership, etc.).
Job ID: 85745