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Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant Clinical Documentation Specialist RHIT or RHIA -CCS

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Atlanta Medical Center comprises of 2 acute care hospitals with a total of 762 beds, Atlanta Medical Center and Atlanta Medical Center South. We are the second largest licensed bed hospital in Georgia. Atlanta Medical Center is the official healthcare partner for Georgia Tech Athletics and we also provide sports medicine coverage for the Atlanta Public Schools student athletes. We are an organization that has a Culture of Caring. If you are in your profession because you care about your patients, you care about quality, you care about customer service and you take pride in working hard to get the job done; then consider joining the Atlanta Medical Center family. Atlanta Medical Center Main Campus is a 460 bed, Level I Trauma Center that offers a very fast paced work environment with a wide variety of patient diagnosis. Atlanta Medical Center South is a 302 bed community hospital with a friendly family atmosphere. Atlanta Medical Center also has a network of physician practices (including internal medicine, family practice, surgical, orthopaedic, OB/GYN, interventional neurology, neurosurgical, bariatric, and rheumatology), outpatient diagnostic centers and urgent care facilities. So whether youre looking for a community hospital or a large teaching hospital environment, Atlanta Medical Center has a hospital for you!

Atlanta Medical Center, formerly Georgia Baptist Medical Center, is a 467-bed Regional Level I Trauma facility sprawled across two city blocks near the heart of downtown Atlanta. Accredited by the Joint Commission, Atlanta Medical Center has an esteemed tradition of commitment to excellence in patient care and service to the community. The main campus is a teaching hospital with trauma and neurosurgical services, alternative birthing options and is a Bariatric Center of Excellence.

Atlanta Medical Center South is located in East Point, GA and has been an integral part of providing for the medical needs of South Fulton, Coweta, Fayette, Clayton and Douglas communities since 1963. Atlanta Medical Center South has earned the following distinctions:

CIGNA quality designation for Heart Failure (2010)
Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for Advanced Primary Stroke Centers
American Heart Associations Get with the Guidelines: Silver in Coronary Heart Disease
American Diabetics Association Education Recognition certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program

Both the main and south campus are a Certified Primary Stroke Center, have nursing shared governance, have electronic medical records, and a Bloodless Medicine Program.

We are an employer of choice as well as a leader in healthcare. In 2011, Atlanta Medical Center was 1 of only 8 Tenet hospitals to receive Tenets elite Circle of Excellence award and we were also named as one of the Top Work Places by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. AMC received the Circle of Excellence award in 2010, 2006 and 2005 as well. In 2008, Atlanta Medical Center was named as one of the Top Ten Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Magazine. This ranking placed AMC as the highest in the healthcare industry. AMC was named as one of the Best Places to Make a Difference by the Atlanta Magazine in 2004. The Atlanta Business Chronicle named Atlanta Medical Center as one of the Top Five Best Places to Work in Atlanta in 2003 and in 2002 we tied for First Place as the Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Basic Purpose of the Job: Provide clinically base concurrent and retrospective review of inpatient medical records to evaluate the documentation and utilization of acute care services. Includes facilitation of appropriate physician documentation of care to accurately reflect patient severity of illness and risk of mortality. Will play a significant role in obtaining accurate and compliant reimbursement for acute care services an in reporting quality of care outcomes.


Minimum education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, AHIMA accredited school, international medical school
Required Licenses/Certifications: Current RN license or an RHIA, RHIT, or CCS credential.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
  • Minimum 3 years clinical or inpatient coding experience in an acute care setting required; 5 years experience strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with coding concepts and coding software desired.
  • Knowledge of care delivery documentation systems and related medical record documents.
  • Knowledge of age specific needs and the elements of disease processes and related procedures.
  • Strong broad-base clinical knowledge and clinical knowledge and understandings of pathology/physiology of disease processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build effective partnering relationships with physicians, nurse staff, hospital management staff, and health information systems coding staff.
  • Ability to work independently in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with the operation of basic office equipment.
  • Assertive personality traits to facilitate ongoing physician communication.
  • Ability to stand and walk for periods of time is required in the performance of job responsibilities.
  • Working knowledge of Medicare reimbursement system and coding structures/national coding guidelines.

About Atlanta Medical Center

Atlanta Medical Center has been rising up to meet the healthcare needs of the Atlanta community and delivering exceptional patient care since 1901. These three pillars of service have guided us for more than 100 years and continue to guide us today. At Atlanta Medical Center, we pride ourselves on a well-earned reputation for clinical excellence and compassionate care. And we meet that standard through innovative services, advanced procedures and partnerships with the best specialists.

Atlanta Medical Center

Atlanta Medical Center
  • Company:
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Work Experience:
    2+ to 5 Years
  • Industries:
    Healthcare Services
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  • Career Level:
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
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    General/Other: Medical/Health
    Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner
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Atlanta Medical Center