RN/Nurse Clinical Document Specialist

Nursing - RN and Leadership
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Regular Full-Time
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If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you. St. Luke’s Health System has an exciting opportunity for a Nurse Clinical Documentation Specialist – HIM to join our team!


The Clinical Documentation Specialist is responsible for performing reviews of the electronic health record for comprehensive and complete physician documentation for all relevant diagnoses, procedures and ancillary treatments to ensure proper reimbursement and accurate reporting of physician and facility outcomes.

This position is a registered nurse who must oversee the review processes of complex patients of different ages and development in acute and chronic disease states. Must be devoted to ongoing, continuous learning in clinical medicine. This position requires a strong and superior clinical knowledge background, independence, and strong facilitation and analytical skills to communicate both verbally and in writing with physicians, clinical staff, and clinical leadership.

Applicants must demonstrate a willingness to maintain awareness of the business of medicine and transitional healthcare changes, including but not limited to CMS updates, coding guidelines/policies, value-based purchasing, bundled payments, and accountable care organizations and have a practical understanding of ICD-10 CM/PCS.

This professional position will provide you with the opportunity to take your nursing career to the next level. 

Required Criteria
Current license to practice as RN in Idaho.

Preferred Criteria
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred
Three or more years’ experience as an inpatient nurse with additional experience in utilization management and discharge planning preferred

Positions available in both Boise and Nampa!

About St. Luke's
Our employees enjoy many benefits, some of the most popular are tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and hospital-supported on-going training and education.

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.

#One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016"

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.


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