RN Clinical Documentation Specialist


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This job is REMOTE.

FTE: 1.000000

Shift: Shift 1

Job Summary:

The Clinical Documentation Specialist is an experienced Clinical Documentation Nurse who has obtained knowledge and expertise in all patient populations across the enterprise to provide comprehensive Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) chart reviews. Facilitates modifications to clinical documentation to ensure appropriate reimbursement is received for the level of service rendered. Ensures the accuracy and completeness of clinical information used for measuring and reporting clinical and quality outcomes.


A minimum of 5 years of acute care nursing experience is required. A minimum of 1 year of CDI experience in a hospital setting is required.


Bachelor Degree in Nursing.


Efficient use of MS Office products (Excel, Outlook, Word), WebEx and Epic (or similar EMR). Excellent communication, negotiation, troubleshooting, and presentation skills. Ability to read and correlate an extensive variety of medical / surgical medical treatments and monitoring to clinical conditions. Ability to interact with all levels of organization. Ability to document and maintain process documentation. Excellent follow-through from initiation to conclusion. Working knowledge related to MSDRG and APRDRG payer trends and rules. Working knowledge related DRG and CMI impacts. Working knowledge of coding guidelines and coding clinics.


Requires current state of Wisconsin Registered Nurse License or a Multi-state Nursing License from a participating state in the NLC (Nurse Licensure Compact).

Advanced certification related to CDI (CCDS, CDIP) is preferred.

Perks & Benefits at Froedtert Health

Froedtert Health Offers a variety of perks & benefits to staff, depending on your role you may be eligible for the following:

  • Paid time off
  • Growth opportunity- Career Pathways & Career Tuition Assistance, CEU opportunities
  • Academic Partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Referral bonuses
  • Retirement plan – 403b
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Free Workplace Clinics
  • Employee Assistance Programs, Adoption Assistance, Healthy Contributions, Care@Work, Moving Assistance, Discounts on gym memberships, travel and other work life benefits available

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes ten hospitals, nearly 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics draw patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce. We welcome protected veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at 262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. During your application and interview process, if you have a need that requires an accommodation, please contact us at 262-439-1961. We will attempt to fulfill all reasonable accommodation requests.


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