Nov 28, 2022

Director of Clinical Documentation Improvement

  • Upstate Nursing
  • Syracuse, NY, USA

Job Description

Director of Clinical Documentation Improvement

Job no: 73709
Department: Utilization Management
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Senior Staff Associate, NSSL5
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Registered Nurses, Management & Professional

Job Summary: This Director position will oversee the day to day operations of the Clinical Documentation Improvement team. This person will be responsible for budgeting, analyzing and trending reports and developing strategic improvements for the CDI program. Accountability for success of the CDI program through day to day oversight of program as well as development of the program mission, vision, and strategic plan to facilitate direction of the CDI program collaboratively with Medical Director and other stakeholders. Develop and monitor strategic operating goals for CDI, objectives and budget. Manages the CDI program and creates reports to demonstrate operational performance. Directs collaboration of CDI with physician advisors, hospital providers and inpatient coding. Facilitates ongoing development in collaboration with CDI Staff Development Educator. Facilitates CDI committees including regular CDI and Coding Reconciliation Committee (CCRC) and regular CDI Steering Committee.
Minimum Qualifications:

NYS licensed/registered (or eligible) RN required. Bachelors degree in Nursing required and five years post-licensure progressively responsible RN experience (preferably in CDI) to include leadership experience required. Excellent written/oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree preferred.

Work Days:

Monday-Friday, days with some weekend or evenings

Message to Applicants:
Recruitment Office: Human Resources
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