Landmark Hospitals
  • Columbia, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Landmark Hospital of Columbia Missouri has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist/Case Manager to join our dedicated and professional team. Landmark Hospitals are committed to providing the highest level of customer service and quality of care to those we serve.

Shift: Day

Summary: Responsible for coordination of the patient's plan of care and the resources utilized for the patient's stay. Scope of the case management process involves assessment, planning, negotiating, coordinating, monitoring, evaluating options and services, and reporting to meet the health needs of the individual patient.

CDI specialist representing a "business within a business," constantly striving to think outside the box with continuous quality improvement efforts to better the business while seeking greater return on investment. Measurement of return in investment is the extent to which clinical documentation

  • accurately reflects and reports the patient's severity of illness equating to intensity of service
  • effectively demonstrates physician clinical judgment and medical decision making in support of medical necessity
  • promotes continuity and specificity of clinical documentation throughout the record, including progress notes reflective of the "progress" of the patient
  • facilitates complete discharge summaries in promotion of post-acute care and facilitation of orderly handoff to patient's primary care physician

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates patient care and facilitates discharge within the expected length of stay
  • Familiarity with DRGs
  • Familiarity with ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM Official Coding Guidelines
  • Ensures that specific patient outcomes are achieved and that variances are evaluated and addressed in collaboration with members of the healthcare team
  • Assists in the development, implementation and revision of critical paths, and clinical outcomes data collection
  • Ensures that the patients' unique needs are met in the most appropriate, timely, cost-effective manner possible
  • Coordinates and oversees the utilization review committee and performs concurrent utilization review as defined in the utilization review plan
  • Effectively communicates utilization review findings with team assist in facilitating an appropriate continued stay or discharge
  • Supervises and coaches the case management/discharge planning team
  • Strictly follows isolation and infection control procedures

Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse license in State of Missouri
  • Minimum 1-3 years case management experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Superior analytical and critical thinking skills, team, detail and goal oriented
  • Case Management Certification including CCM, ACM or NACCM preferred
  • Positive, professional and empathetic demeanor
  • LTAC/Acute Care Hospital experience strongly preferred.

About us: Landmark Hospitals is a privately owned, seven hospital system with locations in Georgia, Missouri, Utah and Florida. Landmark Hospitals are licensed as acute care hospitals and certified as long-term acute care hospitals in order to specialize in providing transitional care for medically complex patients. Each of our hospitals is recognized as the regional Transitional Care Hospital of choice in their respective markets. What makes Landmark Hospitals especially unique is that the company is owned by a surgeon, so the focus on people, quality, safety, and clinical outcomes resonates throughout the company.

We are committed to being an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.

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