The CDI Specialist will be responsible for reviewing documentation and charges within the medical records and providing real-time education to providers regarding clinical documentation improvement throughout the Orthopaedic Institute. Facilitates improvement in the quality, completeness, and accuracy of medical record documentation to ensure coding compliance, accurate reporting, and improved patient outcomes. Utilizes appropriate coding guidelines to identify opportunities for improvement in accuracy and completeness of medical records; and develops/ implements strategies to inform and educate members of the patient care team in real-time.

Required Education & Experience

Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) Certification or RHIT Certification required.

· Three (3) years’ CDI experience preferred.

· Knowledge of ICD9/10 coding and CPT codes required.

· Clinical assessment skills and understanding of documentation impact required.

· Proficiency in Microsoft office, and general computer skills.

· Orthopedic experience preferred; Hospital experience required. Compensation will be commensurable with experience and education.

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COVID-19 Precautions

We at Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois are committed to continuing to provide the highest quality and safest orthopaedic care to the people of Southern Illinois.

In the interest of protecting our patients and employees, we have instituted the following procedures:

In following the CDC guidelines, while inside our facilities, all employees, patients, and visitors over the age of 2 will be required to wear a mask at all times when not actively eating or drinking.

With the exception of a single parent accompanying a minor or a designated caregiver accompanying an impaired adult, we will limiting the number of visitors accompanying patients to ensure safe social distancing wtihin our facilities. .

At this time, we will continue to provide full physician services in the office as well as physical and occupational therapy, imaging, pain management, and walkin clinic services for your immediate, acute orthopaedic needs.

We are working closely with our hospital partners for the continued provision of urgent and emergent orthopaedic care.

Please remember to stay calm, stay smart, and if you are feeling ill, stay home.

Thank you,
The Physicians and Staff of Orthopaedic Institute of Southern Illinois.