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CDI Specialist

CDI Specialist

locationUnited States
PublishedPublished: 1/9/2024
Full Time

About CorroHealth:


At CorroHealth our purpose is to help clients exceed their financial health goals. Across the reimbursement cycle, our scalable solutions and clinical expertise help solve programmatic needs. Enabling our teams with leading technology allows analytics to guide our solutions and keeps us accountable achieving goals. 


We build long-term careers by investing in YOU. We seek to create an environment that cultivates your professional development and personal growth, as we believe your success is our success.  

JOB SUMMARY:

CDI Specialists will collaborate extensively with physicians, nursing staff, other patient caregivers, and medical records coding staff to improve the quality, specificity, accuracy and completeness of the documentation of care provided and coded. CDI Specialist will review medical records for opportunities for diagnosis clarification and validity as it pertains to DRG assignment, severity of illness, risk of mortality, and case mix data as well as timely, accurate and complete documentation of clinical information used for measuring and reporting physician and facility outcomes. These goals will be accomplished by chart review and query placement when appropriate following AHIMA guidelines and CorroHealth policies and procedures.
  • Conduct clinical documentation tasks, meeting productivity and quality standards as set for each project. 
  • Adhere to all coding and clinical documentation improvement guidelines as endorsed by AHIMA and ACDIS. 
  • Perform review on clinical documentation and issue queries when appropriate.
  • Review medical records for completeness and accuracy for severity of illness and risk of mortality. 
  • Accurate and timely record review. 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DRG payer issues, documentation opportunities, and clinical documentation requirements. 
  • Analyze findings and identify potential root causes of produced errors. 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Experience with telecommuting, working with EMRs and other electronic tools. 
  • Strong analytical skills. 
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills. 
  • Works well with numbers. 
  • Strong team player. 
  • Ability to work with multiple and diverse clients and projects. 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision. 
  • Ability to maintain and access multiple files. 
  • Assure that work product is completed with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail. 

Education & Experience:

  • CCDS, CDEI, or CDIP certification required. **Or be willing to get CCDS certification within 1 year of employment.
  • Current RN license.
  • Two years CDI experience.
  • Two years or more clinical experience in an acute care setting preferred.
  • Coding professional with CCS or RHIT/RHIA and CDI credential. Minimum three years CDI experience in IP CDI reviews required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Note: The essential duties and responsibilities below are intended to describe the general duties and responsibilities of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. This position may perform all or most of the primary duties listed below. Specific tasks, responsibilities or competencies may be documented in the Team Member’s performance objectives as outlined by the Team Member’s immediate Leadership Team Member.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions as described.
Regular eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity is required to operate office equipment. The ability to perform work at a computer terminal for 6-8 hours a day and function in an environment with constant interruptions is required. At times, Team Members are subject to sitting for prolonged periods. Infrequently, Team Member must be able to lift and move material weighing up to 20 lbs. Team Member may experience elevated levels of stress during periods of increased activity and with work entailing multiple deadlines.
A job description is only intended as a guideline and is only part of the Team Member’s function. The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that the essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.