Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania's only Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Regional Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and Tertiary Care Provider. As a three-time Magnet designated hospital, Hershey Medical Center values the hard work and dedication that our nurses exhibit every day. Through our core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence, our nurses are a team committed to compassionate care for our diverse patient population, our community and each other. As a valued team member, we promote continued professional development, specialty certification, continuing education and career growth.
L ocated in Hershey, PA, Hershey Medical Center is part of a strong community that is enriched with socially-minded organizations and individuals working to create a wonderful place to live. In the heart of Central Pennsylvania, Hershey is a combination of rural, suburban and city living that is within a short distance to some of the busiest east coast cities including New York, Washington DC and Philadelphia. To learn more, visit pennstatehealth.org .
J OB SUMMARY:
Responsible for extensive collaboration with physicians, nursing staff, other patient caregivers, and medical records coding staff to improve quality and completeness of documentation of care provided and coded. Facilitates concurrent modifications to clinical documentation to insure commensurate reimbursement of clinical severity and services rendered to patients Conduct medical record audits to ensure that all services and assessments of the patient's condition were reported in accordance with the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS), Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), and Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) conventions. Provide education and expert guidance to physicians and coders regarding documentation & facility coding requirements as it relates to proper reimbursement and capture severity of illness and intensity of service via regular and ongoing training education programs.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Master's Degree in Nursing required.
2 years acute care experience required.
Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by Pennsylvania Board of Nurse Examiners required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Advanced clinical expertise and extensive knowledge of complex disease processes with a broad clinical experience in an inpatient setting required.
Training and development background preferred.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing preferred.
In addition to a rewarding career, we also offer great benefits including but not limited to:
P aid Time Off and Personal Time
Medical Benefits (No waiting period)
Dental and Vision Benefits
Penn State University Tuition Assistance (Full-Time Employees)
Elder Care/Child Care Resources
Company Sponsored 401K
Relocation Bonus for those who qualify
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information . If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday - Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
Union: Non Bargained
Internal Number: 20257
About Penn State Health
At Penn State Hershey, our mission is to enhance the quality of life and serve our community through improved health, the education of health professionals, and the discovery of knowledge. For us, service excellence is not only for our patients but also our employees. It means valuing each and every employee.