The Clinical Documentation Excellence (CDE) Manager (Surgical Service Lines) is responsible for the oversight of the multiple Clinical Documentation Excellence surgical service lines that will be comprised of over 15 Registered Nurses (RN) and/or Health Information Professionals. This role reports to the Clinical Documentation Excellence Director and works in collaboration with the Clinical Documentation Excellence Manager (Medical Service Lines) and CDE Educator. This role identifies opportunities to improve surgical clinical documentation quality thru process review, performance/quality, and productivity reporting, and works with VPMAs, Directors, and others to implement improved process and enhancements. The manager acts as a systems expert on matters related to physician clinical documentation, coding, and reimbursement processes in working towards agreed upon quality and productivity targets for all services in the health system. Works in collaboration with finance and quality staff along with leadership team and system hospital staff to support workflow and requirements that meet reporting, coverage, and quality review requirements. Works in collaboration with Clinicians, Quality Improvement/Assurance, HIM Coding, EPIC, data teams, 3M support teams, etc
6 years of experience in the field of quality improvement, medical record/health information administration, acute care, clinical documentation and/or coding preferred. 1 year of staff management experience required at minimum if past experience is complemented by experience in inpatient, outpatient, compliance, medical necessity, charge master coding quality improvement, or surgical clinical documentation improvement.
- 4 years in clinical documentation strongly preferred
- Be familiar with all government health care reimbursement systems
- Familiarity with Quality Programs
- Coding experience preferred
Our system employs 20,000 people annually. Upon joining us, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.