Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity â of culture, thinking, learning and leading â is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbiltâs mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.
JOB SUMMARY: Analyzes clinical documentation for accuracy and timely completion with minimal guidance. Communicates with providers to ensure completion of clinical documentation in accordance with health record policies and standards. Performs specialized health information activities to organize, maintain and retrieve the clinical and administrative documentation.
Prepares and organizes patients' medical information for inclusion in the electronic health record.
Completes quality review of document images for adherence to document management and regulatory standards.
Reviews clinical documentation for signature, date and time.
Assigns incomplete documentation tasks to providers and follow up for completion.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
MEDICAL RECORDS MANAGEMENT - Knowledge of how and where to store and maintain basic records associated with job assignments.
DATABASE KNOWLEDGE - Knowledge and understanding of a database and how data is organized so that its contents can easily be accessed, managed, and updated.
CRITICAL THINKING - The objective analysis and evaluation of an issue in order to form a judgment.
DOCUMENT AUDITING - Auditing is conducting an independent review and examination of records and activities in order to test the adequacy and effectiveness of procedures, policies, standards, rules, capabilities and other aspects to ensure compliance with established policy and operational procedures, and to recommend any necessary changes.
COMPLIANCE - Understanding the rules, regulations, sanctions and other statutory requirements, guidelines and instructions relating to governing bodies and organizations, both internally and externally.
QUALITY ASSURANCE - Understands the goal of increasing organizational productivity and individual performance by making the products and services within your work assignments more efficient and more effective.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments:
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.
Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honored in Middle Tennessee
Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
American Hospital Association:among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.