Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is a 257-bed top-performing quality hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the area. It is the only acute care hospital in the TriCounty area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission and an Accredited Chest Pain Center. An affiliate of the UAB Cancer Community Network, Fort Walton offers a Cancer Care Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center also provides advanced care for critically ill patients, including cardiovascular and trauma injury care, and emergency services, including a main ER, Pediatric ER and Destin ER. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is in partnership with Twin Cities Hospital, located in Niceville. We are also the parent company of the Rehabilitation Institute, both located in Destin.
The Clinical Documentation Specialist conducts a comprehensive concurrent review of clinical documentation within the medical record to achieve accurate and detailed documentation. Appropriate provider documentation for clinically indicated conditions or procedures supports appropriate assignment of severity of illness, expected risk of mortality, intensity of service and resource consumption, which in turn accurately portrays the facility's quality outcomes ratings, reduces compliance risks, and captures appropriate reimbursement.
Degree in Health Information Management, Medicine or Nursing required; BS degree preferred.
Inpatient Coding/HIM, Case Management, Quality Review and/or other related clinical experience in an acute care facility preferred.
One of the following required:
Current RN license (with Critical Care, OR, ER experience preferred)
An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D