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LEHIGH VALLEY HOSPITAL Physician Documentation1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PAInformation TechnologyFull Time 40 hours, Day Shift, M-F; 8:00a-4:30pPosted 09/02/2020Req # 18801Union: N/AImagine a career at one of the nation's most advanced health networks.Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.LVHN has been ranked among the andquot;Best Hospitalsandquot; by U.S. News and World Report for 22 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.Whether you're considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.Job Summary: The Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) is responsible for improving the overall quality and completeness of clinical documentation in the medical records to reflect the severity of illness, clinical treatment, decisions and diagnoses of patients. This position involves concurrent medical record review as well as education and interaction with physicians, HIM Coders and others involved in the care of the patient.Minimum Requirements: Advanced Practice Clinician with current Pennsylvania State licensure. Medical Staff credentialing required only if practicing in a clinical setting.Minimum of five - seven years of recent advanced clinical experience and extensive knowledge of complex disease processes in an acute care hospital setting.Ability to establish and maintain strong verbal and written communication with providers and other clinicians. Essential technical/motor skills: requires excellent observation skills, analytical thinking, problem solving, and excellent verbal and written communication.Preferred Qualifications: CCDS or CDIP certification preferred upon hire; mandatory within 1-2 years of employment.Minimum of 1-2 years Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS) or Coding experience in an acute care facility. Experience assigning Working DRG based on coding guidelines/ regulations issued by AHA, CMS, and AHIMA.Licensure and Certifications: Advanced Practice Clinician;Current licensure in the State of Pennsylvania required.#LI-ML1Influenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.

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