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Clinical Documentation Consultant

Location: Oakland, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 789727 Date posted: 05/28/2019
Description:

This position utilizes clinical knowledge and understanding of medical documentation to support complete and accurate documentation in the electronic medical record.



Essential Responsibilities:

  • Acts independently in performing comprehensive clinical review of medical charts to accurately identify relevant data/evidence suggesting the possible presence of

  • medical conditions.

  • Provides concise summary of findings to treating physicians backed with clinical evidence and reasoning.

  • Demonstrates excellent medical knowledge with a strong ability to apply clinical judgment when reviewing medical charts.

  • Produces a high level of quality work and appropriate productivity, and is measured by these quality and productivity standards.

  • Embraces a culture of learning by actively participating in team discussions, facilitating clinical talks, and sharing medical knowledge.

  • Conducts data, process, and root cause analyses to improve clinical review process and clinical documentation.

  • Shares findings and key learnings to physician leads, project managers, colleagues, and other key stakeholders.

  • Competently utilizes computers and computer software, including electronic health record, web-based applications, spreadsheets, and other standard office applications.


  • Establishes effective working relationships with physician leaders, project managers, and other clinical staff to identify and manage clinical documentation issues and process gaps.


  • Keeps pace with rapidly changing and expanding medical knowledge through self-directed learning, continuing education, and active participation in knowledge shares.

  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • N/A

  • Education

  • Medical doctor degree outside/inside the US or master's in nursing with current Nurse Practioner license required.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A


  • Additional Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication (verbal, non-verbal, and listening skills).

  • Competent computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software.

  • Must have strong analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis.

  • Proven leadership skills in project management and consulting.

  • Must exhibit efficiency, collaboration, candor, openness, and results orientation.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the operations and/or business of KP, health policy trends, and any applicable regulations related to the responsible practice area.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three (3) years of clinical experience (i.e. Inpatient, clinical documentation, discharge planning, case management)
  • Primary Location: California,Oakland,1950 Franklin 1950 Franklin Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Nursing Licensed Department: Encounter Information Operations Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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