3M Consultant - 360 Encompass Trainer
Sep 2013 －Present
Demonstrate the 360 Clinical Documentation Improvement Software to the staff as well as the leadership team.
Train the CDI staff and coders on the use of the software.
Test the software prior to go-live date for optimal functionality.
Follow up post go- live remote training as necessary as well as on site as necessary.
Perform program evaluations on new as well as existing CDI programs, record reviews for missed opportunities, make recommendations to improve the process as well as the program.
Manager Clinical Documentation Improvement
Jul 2010 －Sep 2013
Roper Saint Francis Healthcare
Effectively managed the CDI nurses to accomplish concurrent chart review process of at least 85% of all in patients within two facilities.
Educated staff on the compliant query process and industry standards to capture MCC, CC and SOI/ROM within the medical record.
Trained new staff on the 3M CDIS software
Increased the CDI program from 4 reviewers to 10 reviewers
Efficient use of resources to meet monthly and yearly departmental budgets.
Communication between quality, case management and coding departments to ensure the most complete and accurate medical record.
Presentations to senior staff of accomplishments of the CDI department as well as educational presentations with physicians and mid level providers.
Monitoring daily workflow of the staff , metrics and adjustments performed as needed.
Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
Feb 2007 －Jul 2010
Saint Thomas Hospital
Concurrent review of charts for complete and accurate documentation , query for missing, conflicting , or unclear documentation.
Educate the physicians and mid level providers as needed for the documentation needs.
Assign the appropriate DRG using the 3M software.
Work closely with the coding staff on reconciling records and mis-matched DRGS
Assist with training of new staff members
Staff Registered Nurse
Jun 2004 －Feb 2007
Vanderbilt Medical Center
GYN Surgery - pre and post op area of care as well as a circulator in the operating room and as a recovery room nurse for this patient population.
Cardiac Cath Lab - Circulator
Saint Thomas Hospital
Cardiothoracic O.R. - Circulator, Scrub nurse., preceptor
General O.R. - Circulator
Critical care nurse - (Cardiac and Neuro)
Labor and Delivery
Maury Regional Hospital
2 year contracted position to be a circulator scrub nurse in the opening of this Cardiothoracic Surgery Service to this rural community hospital .
Jun 1989 －Mar 2002
Middle Tennessee Medical Center/ Baptist Hospital
Murfreesboro /Nashville ,
Staff nurse in labor and delivery as well as high risk antepartum.
I worked at these two hospitals at the same time, I worked a weekend program at Baptist Hospital.
(of note Saint Thomas Hospital, Baptist Hospital and Murfreesboro Medical Center are all owned by Ascension Health)