- Bachelor's degree required
- MSN or Master’s degree in related field preferred
- Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credential preferred
: Ten plus years of experience in a Clinical Documentation Improvement Program, with at least five years of experience as a CDI Director or Manager in a large acute care hospital setting.
• Expertise in the area of clinical documentation to ensure the completeness of the patient records using multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams.
• High degree of clinical knowledge and hospital coding knowledge (i.e., APR-DRG, MS-DRG, Medicare, Medicaid & Managed Care) in order to design and develop strategies to yield improvements to documentation that will improve overall patient quality, capture severity, assess acuity and determine risk of mortality.
• Up to date knowledge of ICD-10 mandate and the impact of code set transition (e.g., potential impact on data quality for prospective payments, utilization, and reimbursement).
• Exceptional project management and organizational skills, with the demonstrated ability to drive multiple concurrent projects to completion in a complex, consensus-oriented environment.
• Self-directed and motivated with strong analytical skills, systematic and orderly planning abilities, and high attention to details.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and concepts effectively to physicians, employees and leadership.
• Ability to work effectively and interact with all levels of management including executive leadership.
• Ability to establish and manage complex and effective relationships.
• Customer-focused attitude and ability to work proactively and efficiently with appropriate urgency. Additional Responsibilities
: • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times
• Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
• Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times
• Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines
• Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members
• Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.CBCHIShift: 1
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period: 80
Weekends Required: None
Status: Full Time