Clinical Consultant

Nuance - New York State (30+ days ago)3.4

Company Overview
At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.

Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.

Join our Healthcare team...caring for clinicians the way they care for patients. Beyond words. We create technology that lets clinicians capture and document care quickly and easily so they can focus their attention on their patients.

Join our Mobile team…intelligent systems now ready for the road. We are passionate about developing intelligent interfaces that enable people to talk to their cars, phones, devices, and other smart “things”.

Join our Enterprise team…great customer service starts here. We design virtual assistants for intelligent and effortless customer service helping customers find the information they need using whatever channel they prefer.

Join our Imaging team…greater document flexibility for more personal productivity. We are passionate about designing and building secure technology that empowers companies to gain control of their document management processes and ensure their proprietary and customer information is protected.

Job Summary
Provides professional consulting services to Nuance Healthcare clients by the “platinum rule”, which includes: Compliant Documentation Management Program (CDMP)® review of client clinical records for CDMP® assessments and continuing education/compliance reviews. Nuance Healthcare provides a rigorous orientation and training program as well as a progression ladder/plan that allows consultants to grow into more senior roles. PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL UP TO 50% to be considered for this opportunity.

Professional Competencies:
Researches and understands all CDMP® strategies with the ability to integrate up-to-date clinical and coding thought processes and /or coding conventions.
Demonstrates understanding and ability to research all Coding Clinic, and ICD-9/ICD-10 code references pertinent to CDMP® and provides updates for all Coding Clinic, and ICD-9/ICD-10 code changes.
Set-up and maintain a fully functional home office to complete remote record review.
Follows company policy regarding expenses and utilization of client and company resources in keeping with company mission to serve clients economically.
Ability to demonstrate consistent team work.
The ability to: learn and process new information efficiently, seek constant improvement, consult, coach, and influence. Seeks new information, questions why things are done, tries new approaches, exhibits role model behavior; initiates and manages the change process.

Provide uncompromising customer service to all client groups.
Possess strong organizational and client follow-up skills, especially as they relate to executing assessment and implementation processes, data collection and reporting; following established guidelines and compliance procedures; understand and utilize Windows-based software packages particularly Microsoft Office products.
Effective collaboration with co-workers, management and clients to achieve synergy and high team performance.
Effective communication (verbal and written) with coworkers, management, customers, and others in a courteous and professional manner, as well as timely responsiveness to emails, phone mails, and verbal requests.
Anticipate and resolve potential problems by taking ownership and personal accountability.
Analyze medium-to-complex problems using structured problem-solving skills, generating necessary data from appropriate sources.
Maintain confidentiality and security of all Nuance proprietary information and data.
Represent Nuance in a professional manner at all times, upholding the core values of: integrity, innovation, time, results and Nuance corporate values.
May assist with assessment, implementation and continuing education projects of CDMP® program that requires coordinating multiple resources, through management, organizational and communication skills, in collaboration with clinical consultants to resolve coding and documentation educational issues.
Assist in the mentoring of new Nuance consultants.
National travel up to 50% may be required if the scope of work for the clinical review team can only be completed at the client site.

8 + years acute clinical (ER/ICU preferred) or 5 years in-patient coding.

2 years Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) experience

Education, Skills and Abilities:
RN - License & Certifications: Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which you are based, or Physician Assistant Certification.
RN - Education: Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) with a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, science, health care management, public health, etc. Bachelor’s degree or higher in Physician Assistant Studies. Master’s degree in nursing, Physician Assistant (PA) or a related field is preferred.
RN - Experience: Five years minimum experience in an acute care area such as ED, ICU (critical care) is preferred with that experience being within the past 5 - 10 years. Two or more yrs. of experience as a manager, coordinator, case manager, or project leader in some capacity. Previous Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) is preferred.

HIM: Health Information Management
HIM Certifications - RHIT or RHIA certification and CCS (Certified Coding Specialist) from AHIMA required. Active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHMIA). “AHIMA approved ICD-10 Trainer designation required.”
HIM - Education: Associate or Bachelor’s degree in HIM or HIM related field.
HIM - Experience: Minimum five years of progressive and current inpatient coding, auditing and healthcare reimbursement methodologies; consulting experience is highly desired.

Additional Information
Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.

Nuance Communication Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.