Kelsey-Seybold Clinic


The Managed Care Analytics department exists to monitor and improve the financial performance of Kelsey-Seybold’s (KS) product lines and health plans. The MCA Risk Adjustment Clinical Documentation Specialist team is a highly-skilled team of Clinical Documentation Specialist in the outpatient setting providing chart review services and consultation to the KS Executive team as well as to physicians and physician leadership through the Risk Adjustment program which is designed to impact revenue through compliant, accurate and complete diagnosis assessment and medical documentation. 


The Clinical Documentation Specialist ensures the accurate and complete assessment of chronic conditions which fall into the HCC model as required by CMS for Medicare Advantage plans or other risk-adjusted methodologies through chart review. The primary functions of this role include:

•             Performs complex reviews of patient’s medical documentation, evaluating quality measures, consistency, completeness of documents, and accuracy for severity of illness (SOI) 

•             Maintain knowledge of HCC documentation updates 

•             Communicate with physicians for feedback, documentation improvement, and clarification requests 

•             Serves as a resource for other clinical documentation specialist outpatient team members


Job Title: Clinical Documentation Specialist Outpatient

Location: Pearland Administrative Office

Department: KS Plan Advantage-Risk Adjustm

Job Type: Full Time 

Salary Range: $ 64,369 – $79,496 (Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc.)




Required: Associates degree, Clinical documentation program, Clinical licensure program, or equivalent 



Preferred: Bachelor of Nursing degree or Master of Nursing Program


Required: 3+ years in clinical documentation or related field with 3+ years in HCC Coding

Preferred: N/A


Required: Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC) or Certified Documentation Education Outpatient (CDEO

Preferred: LVN, RN, RHIT, RHIA

Special Skills

Required: Attention to detail


Excellent problem solving, written and verbal communication skills


Strong time management skills


Ability to shift between tasks without losing productivity


Experience with EPIC EMR

Preferred: Experience in multi-specialty setting


Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook


Required: Ability to travel regionally up to 25%

Preferred: N/A


Working Environment: Office


About Us

Start your career journey and become a part of a community of renowned Healthcare professionals.  Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston’s fastest growing, multispecialty organization with more than 40 premier locations and over 65 specialties.  Our clinics are comprised of more than 600 physicians and as we continue to grow, our focus is providing quality patient care by adding to our team of clinical and non-clinical professionals that work together in a convenient, coordinated, and collaborative manner.  Enjoy the rewards of a successful career while maintaining a work/life balance by joining our team today and changing the way health cares. 


Why Kelsey-Seybold Clinic?

  • Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Matching 401K
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program
  • Paid time off for vacation, sick, and holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuing Medical Education allowance

Clinical Documentation Specialist Outpatient

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