The Clin Doc Specialist 4 is responsible for concurrent review and analysis of the clinical documentation in the medical records using query of the Medical Staff and other care givers as necessary with documentation query forms or verbal communication to obtain accurate and complete clinical documentation that appropriately supports the severity of patient illness and the intensity of the services ordered. Also, the Clin Doc Specialist 4 assists in the education of Medical Staff and other care givers relating to clarity and completeness of the clinical documentation.REQUIRED--RN or Physician (or other Doctorate) with minimum of 3 years of acute care experience. --Advanced experience to read/abstract handwritten and transcribed documents in the medical record, and interpret the clinical information--Comprehensive knowledge of medical diagnostic and procedural terminology--College level understanding of disease processes, anatomy and physiology necessary to interpret critical lab values, medical necessity of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and the administration of medications. --Knowledge of and understanding of multi-medical specialties, and procedures in acute and critical care setting.--Broad-based clinical experience with a demonstrated experience in patient care delivery in critical and acute care setting.--Written and verbal communication skills to clearly and concisely compose letters, reports, policies and procedures that may include medical, financial and administrative information--Must be able to read and comprehend English text and medical terminology; knowledge of medical and nursing treatment plans, levels of care associated with acute and critical care.--Skill to perform in-depth chart analysis to provide accurate information in a concise, informative manner, identify/analyze problems or issues related to areas of responsibility.PREFERRED--RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CDIP, or CCDS --Experience in an academic/heatlhcare setting--Experience to organize work to accommodate special projects, deadlines and priorities; ability to be both flexible and adaptable in order to coordinate multiple variables and to respond to the need of a multi faceted work area.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.