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Ascension Health RN - Clincal Documentation Specialist in Nashville, Tennessee

We Are Hiring

Clinical Documentation Specialist- Rev Cycle Non Accretive Cost - Full-Time,Day

20th Avenue Bldg - Nashville,TN

Are you a Nurse with Clinical Documentation Experience? Look No Further!

Become apart of a team supporting physicians with a rotating remote hybrid schedule!

Why Join Ascension?

Saint Thomas Health, part of Ascension, is a family of Middle Tennessee hospitals and physician practices united by a single mission: to provide spiritually centered, holistic care that sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. Saint Thomas Health is the leading faith-based healthcare system in Tennessee.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Saint Thomas, you will have the opportunity to

Facilitate improvement in overall quality, completeness and accuracy of medical record documentation.


  • Complete admission reviews and assigns a working Diagnosis Related Group. Ensures the working DRG and other information are entered in the Clinical Documentation Improvement database.

  • Initiate and maintain extensive interactions with physicians and mid-level providers to address the need for more detailed information in the medical record.

  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to ensure the severity of illness and level of services provided are accurately reflected in the medical record and to resolve physician queries and documentation issues prior to patient's discharge.

  • Maintain accurate records of review activities, ensuring reports and outcomes of CDI efforts are valid.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • One or more of the following:

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)credentialed from theAmerican Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)obtained within6 Months (180 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Reg Health Info Admnstrcredentialed from theAmerican Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Reg Health Info Techcredentialed from theAmerican Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)credentialed from theAmerican Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)obtained within6 Months (180 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Clinical Documentation Prof.credentialed from theAssociation of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialistsobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • LicensedRegistered Nursecredentialed from theTennessee Board of Nursingor current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State"obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • Diploma

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required

Work Experience:

  • 3 years ofClincal Documentation Specialist experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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