Featured Health IT Job: Manager of Clinical Documentation Improvement

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Manager of Clinical Documentation Improvemente position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Contineo Health and is available in the Midwest.

Here’s a description of the position:

*This job may require relocation 

This position has accountability for the daily operations, continual development and supervision of the Clinical Documentation Improvement Program. This position is responsible for the supervision of all Clinical Documentation Specialists , including hiring, performance evaluation and accountability, scheduling, and disciplinary actions. Similarly, he/she is responsible for assisting the Director of Clinical Documentation Improvement with the development of an appropriate budgets and the daily management of those budgets. He/She provides expertise to appropriate hospital personnel regarding clinical management of specific patient populations and oversees the review processes of complex patients in acute and chronic states. He/She will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams including, but not limited to, physicians, nurse practitioners, and the department managers of revenue, coding, case management, and Health Information Management. The manager will be responsible for coordinating physician/provider education regarding CDI across the system.

Clinical Documentation provides a formalized approach to promote accurate and complete medical record documentation reflecting a patient’s true severity of illness and risk of mortality. The CDS reviews inpatient medical records and identifies opportunities in provider documentation that will clarify patient severity of illness, risk of mortality, quality indicator measures and intensity of care rendered. The CDS collaborates with providers and HIM coding staff to ensure accurate clinical documentation by concurrently assigning DRG’s and capturing documentation specificity to support diagnosis and clinical indicators in the medical record.

Required Skills/Certifications:

  • CDI experience
  • Management experience
  • Masters Degree

Highly Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical practice experience in multiple disciplines
  • Worked in a large hospital system
  • Project Management experience

Looks like a great opportunity for those with experience with Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI). If this looks like a position that would interest you, check out the full details for the job and how to apply.

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