About Sequoia Hospital - Hello Humankindness
Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit
community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care
for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia's Heart and Vascular
Institute is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care,
affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute.
Sequoia has received national recognition from Healthgrades for
superior patient safety and was named as one of America's top 100
hospitals for cardiac care. Our Total Joint Replacement program is
a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.
Our Birth Center is consistently ranked as a favorite among
Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive
emergency care and leading-edge tomosynthesis 3-D mammogram
technology. Our Pavilion combines the most advanced medical and
surgical services with a unique healing environment, including
private, spacious rooms and inviting garden areas.
Learn more about us, our awards, and some of our services:
- Heart Surgery
The Stroke Program and Clinical Documentation Program
Coordinator is responsible for the management of two clinical
programs: the Accredited Primary Stroke Center and Clinical
Documentation Improvement. With both programs, the Coordinator is
the leads the hospital departments, physicians, external agencies,
nursing staff, and allied healthcare professionals. The Coordinator
ensures the care for the stroke patient throughout the continuum
and works with the Case Management department and other health team
members to provide comprehensive medical record documentation to
reflect clinical treatment, decisions, and diagnoses for
inpatients. The Coordinator is responsible for assuring Sequoia
Hospital's continued certification as a primary stroke center and
for supporting Sequoia in assuring accurate and complete clinical
documentation. The Coordinator will include education, reporting
and marketing as appropriate for the stroke and documentation
The coordinator ensures quality and regulatory compliance for
the Stroke and the Clinical Documentation Improvement Program
providing education and development opportunities for staff as
appropriate. As the Clinical Documentation Improvement Program
Coordinator, the individual will use coding and clinical expertise
to identify opportunities for staff and physicians to and ensure
accuracy and completeness of clinical documentation used for
measuring and reporting physician and hospital outcomes. This
position serves as a liaison for Information Management Coders and
Patient Financial Services in the compliant coding and processing
of inpatient claims. The Coordinator works under the direction of
the Vice President of Patient Care/Chief Nurse Executive. All
employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with
the vision and values of the organization.
The person doing this job is responsible for a variety of tasks
that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most
costeffective manner with respect and dignity Incumbents in this
position shall comply with all applicable laws and rules including
the Dignity Health Standards of Conduct and Dignity Health policies
and procedures that apply to his/her job responsibilities, seek
guidance when in doubt, promptly report any potential or suspected
violation of Dignity Health Standards of Conduct, Dignity Health
policy or procedure or applicable laws/regulations and when
requested, assist Dignity Health personnel in investigating all
allegations of violation.
When called upon, the incumbent shall assist in risk evaluation
and work collaboratively with facility/entity leaders to implement,
monitor and mitigate risk corrective plans outlined by the
- Experience with coding procedures and/or DRGs is required.
- Clinical experience in care for stroke patients is highly
- Three to five years experience in teaching and/or clinical
program development and coordination is desirable.
- BA/BS or equivalent required.
- Current California Registered NurseLicense required (RN)
- Current Basic Life Support certification for healthcare
providers required. American Heart Association
- CT CPRBLS
- Masters Degree preferred.
- Experience in data collection and statistical analysis