RN Clinical Informaticist

Information Systems Department. $10,000 Hiring Bonus. Full-time exempt position (40 hours per week). Serves as a liaison between the hospital, clinics, information systems team, and EHC (electronic health record) provider to communicate user needs and facilitate system modifications to meet user needs. Works with the University of Iowa analyst assigned to Myrtue. Coordinates and leads technical planning and delivery of clinical system upgrade deployment of new technology and system upgrades. Functions in a team role, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary direct patient care teams, and clinical systems expert to super users. Develops and implements training pertaining to the staff use of clinical systems, participates as an active and integral member of the clinical informatics team and maintains the established standards of care and practice through direct patient care, clinical systems improvement activities and staff education. Will oversee and examine current processes and protocols and compare to best practices standards, identify areas that require improvement and recommend priorities based on HIPAA and governmental guidelines and quantify, plan, and implement process improvement projects. Strong problem and issue resolution experience. Experience with data analysis, data management associated with systems evaluation, clinical research and analysis tools required. Working knowledge of clinical quality measures, CWM, and other standards of care. Experience in basic computer skills, comfortable using software applications and Microsoft Office Suite required. Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills necessary to work with all levels of management, administrative, clinical and vendor staff understanding of all major clinical programs, documentation and clinical processes. Strong leadership skills in implementation of change management. High motivation, determination, loyalty, poise, confidence and the ability to give and follow orders. Ability to set priorities, to organize and coordinate work efficiently, and to establish good personal relations with other workers and the public is essential. Demonstrate time management skills. Ability to pay close attention to detail is necessary. Ability to articulate technical and user needs in a concise manner easily understood by all. Current Iowa Registered Nurse license is required. Two to three years of hospital/clinical experience required. Minimum of two years of health care application in an IT setting is preferred. If not EPIC certified, must attain certification in Hospital/Clinical Area for EPIC within six months.

Certified Medical Coder

Medical Records Department. One full-time (40 hours per week) position. $2,000 sign-on bonus. Works Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Remote coding is possible for an experienced remote coder. Is responsible for the review, interpretation, coding, and abstracting of medical records information according to standard and current classification systems; identifies and applies appropriate diagnoses, procedural, HCPCS and modifier codes to obtain accurate assignment for proper reimbursement and data collection in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting. Prefer one year of experience in coding inpatient and/or outpatient records with the use of ICD-10-CM, CPT and HCPCS classification systems. EPIC system experience required. Coding certification is required through AHIMA or AAPC as a RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CCA or CPC-H. An incumbent shall also be considered if he/she is registry eligible or actively working toward accreditation or registration; or is currently enrolled in a certified coding program with certification to follow. Knowledge of coding software, medical terminology, abbreviations, anatomy and physiology; major disease processes and pharmacology; classification systems. Skill set in reading medical records, both written and electronic, and finding and resolving documentation discrepancies; operating computerized medical coding and information processing systems; operating a personal computer and utilizing a variety of software applications.