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The ClinicalDocument Improvement Specialist - (CDS) is responsible for providingCDI program oversight and day to day CDI implementation of processes related tothe concurrent review of the clinical documentation in the inpatient medicalrecord of Optum 360 clients' patients. The goal of the CDS oversight andpractice is to assess the technical accuracy, specificity, and completeness ofprovider clinical documentation, and to ensure that the documentationexplicitly identifies all clinical findings and conditions present at the timeof service.
This position collaborates with providers and other healthcare team members tomake improvements that result in accurate, comprehensive documentation thatreflects completely, the clinical treatment, decisions, and diagnoses for thepatient. The CDS utilizes clinical expertise and clinical documentationimprovement practices as well as facility specific tools for best practice andcompliance with the mission/philosophy, standards, goals and core values of Optum360.
In this position the CDSwill utilizing the Optum CDI 3D technology that is assisting hospitals toimprove data quality to accurately reflect the quality of care provided andensure revenue integrity.
Our three-dimensionalapproach to CDI technology, paired with best-practice adoption methodology andchange management support, is helping hospitals make a real impact on CDIefficiency and effectiveness.
This position does nothave patient care duties, does not have direct patient interactions, and has norole relative to patient care.
This is an onsite position at Methodist Hospitalin Sacramento, CA
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance inan environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what ittakes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other rolesyou may be interested in.
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, CCDS, Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist, CDIP, Clinical Documentation Improvement Professional, CCS, Certified Coding Specialist, Doctor, Physician, CDI, Methodist Hospital, Sacramento, CA, California