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Manager Clinical Documentation Improvement (Remote)

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.
The Clinical Documentation Improvement Regional Manager creates a support structure within the department forachieving clinical and operational excellence in relation to Clinical Documentation Improvement efforts. Is involved in the direction and education of all phases of the Clinical Documentation process and will be held accountable to work in a collegial manner with physicians, team, and consultants. Collaborates with interdisciplinary teams including, but not limited to, physicians, nurse practitioners, PA's, and the department managers for Revenue, Coding, Care
Coordination and Health Information Management. Collaborates extensively with other members of the health care team to provide data and solution development processes. Demonstrates skill and leadership in managing the operations of the Clinical Documentation Department team of RN's/Coding Professionals and manages the staffing and training needs to meet the expected requirements of the Program. Drives and supports the Departmental goals and philosophy of positive team building, mentoring, coaching and constructive feed-back as well as achieving clinical and operational excellence in relation to Clinical Documentation Improvement efforts. Provides ongoing Clinical Documentation Improvement program education for new team members, including but not limited to, Clinical Documentation Specialists, physicians, nurses and allied health professionals. Tracks, trends and on occasion, presents CDI program compliance and progress. Assumes responsibility for professional development through participation in workshops, conferences and/or in-services and maintains appropriate records of participation. Develops team members to encourage and build skills that will support long term department functions.
Required Minimum Education

  • Strong clinical background with a Bachelor's degree in nursing or other health-related field with 7+ years acute health care experience requiredRequired Minimum Licensure/Certification
    • Active/current certification in one of the following:
      • Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS)
      • Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP)
        • For registered nurse candidates, a current/active license in state of GA or ability to transfer license within 3 months of start is required. It is expected that all RN's are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association
        • For non-clinical candidates, coding experience and active/current coding certification, i.e.:
          • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
          • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
          • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)Required Minimum Experience
            • Recent management or supervisory experience and minimum of three years of experience in Clinical Documentation Improvement required
            • Minimum of seven years of healthcare experience with a strong medical surgical and/or critical care background is preferred
            • Minimum of ten years of healthcare experience,five years' experience in Clinical Documentation, and two years management or supervisory experience is preferred
            • Advanced clinical expertise and extensive knowledge of complex disease processes with broad based clinical experience in an inpatient setting is preferred
            • Experience with care coordination/utilization management, coding/DRG, billing, auditing and various healthcare payers is preferredRequired Minimum Skills
              • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction to Clinical Documentation Improvement team
              • Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions
              • Skill in preparing and maintaining records and written reports
              • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective workingrelationships with physicians, hospital team and vendors
              • Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply guidelines, procedures, and continuous quality improvement initiatives
              • Ability to analyze complex clinical scenarios and apply critical thinking
              • Proficient in communicating clearly and effectively with all customers
              • Proficient in computer skills, especially the CDS Software and reporting as well as all integral applications as required
              • Must possess skills to run a fiscally responsible program while ensuring constant improvement
              • Knowledge of Organizational Policy & Procedures
              • Knowledge of federal, state and payer specific regulations and policy's pertaining to documentation and coding
              • Knowledge oftreatment methodology, patient care assessments, data collection techniques and coding classification systems is necessary
                We'd like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we'll help you make the most of all life's moments - on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy. We think it's pretty simple - we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

                Make a difference in patients' lives--- and your own! Here, it's more than healthcare - it's CareerCare!

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Marietta , Manager Clinical Documentation Improvement (Remote), Executive , Marietta, Georgia

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