BJC Healthcare CDI Specialist - Missouri Baptist-Oncology Dept. in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide.Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

Recognized as one of the region's outstanding cancer programs, the new medical and radiation oncology areas feature improved access for patients, enlarged treatment areas, family support zones, expanded treatment space and a healing garden.

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Role Purpose

Improve medical record physician documentation by facilitating modifications to clinical documentation to reflect patient care quality and support the appropriate severity of illness, expected risk of mortality, and complexity of patient care; through extensive collaboration with medical, nursing and ancillary staff.


  • Analyzes and interprets clinical data as supported by the total of the patient encounter record. Captures by using appropriate software, technology and other electronic resources as provided.

  • Formulates clinically credible and compliant clarifying queries (both verbally and written) for physician verification.

  • Resolves physician queries prior to discharge through face to face physician interaction, utilization of physician and multidisciplinary rounds, etc.

  • Identifies opportunities and facilitates ongoing physician communication and education for documentation improvement.

  • Partners with coding team to ensure supporting documentation accurately and thoroughly reflects the patients conditions and care provided.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 2-5 years

Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

Preferred Requirements


  • Master's Degree

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • CCDS

  • CDIP

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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