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Clin Documentation Spec/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Clin Documentation Spec/UKHC
Requisition Number RE33873
Working Title Clinical Documentation Specialist
Department Name H4021: Revenue Management - Coding & Documentation
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $54,080-95,056/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

7 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Licensed Nurse
Physical Requirements
The physical requirements of this position include: lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 10lbs; regularly walking or standing with objects up to 10lbs; regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motions (such as typing); and occasional (<10% of the time) job-related travel.
Primarily days, Monday through Friday (8:00am-5:00pm). Some evenings, nights, and/or holidays may be required per departmental needs.
Job Summary
This is a hybrid position; remote work and on-campus attendance expected.

The Clinical Documentation Specialist will review physician documentation to identify the most appropriate DRG. When evidence supports additional diagnoses not documented in the proper format for final ICD-9 codes, the Clinical Documentation Specialist will clarify information with physician staff to ensure that diagnoses are appropriately documented in the medical record. This function is vital to capture the most accurate clinical picture of severity of illness, risk of mortality, co-morbidities, and complications. The Specialist will also assist in the capture of present-on-admission diagnoses.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The ideal candidate will have the ability to manage multiple tasks and/or projects while accurately completing routine functions in a fast-paced, high intensity, professional work environment. This individual will also have knowledge of nursing theory; proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office applications; excellent attention to detail; exceptional planning and organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills, and time management and judgement abilities; the ability to solve routine problems and manage resources; and a demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
A Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of nursing experience are preferred.
Deadline to Apply 05/29/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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