The CDI Manager facilitates modifications to clinical documentation through concurrent interaction with physicians and other members of health care team to support that appropriate clinical severity is captured for the level of service rendered to all inpatients. Demonstrates an understanding of complications, co-morbidities, severity of illness risk of mortality, impact of procedures on the final DRG, and an ability to impart this knowledge to physicians and other members of the healthcare team.
RN license; CCDS or CDIP preferred
3-5 years of previous supervisory experience in a hospital setting, 10 or more years of hospital nursing experience, and 3 years minimum of experience in Clinical Documentation Improvement
Compliance and reimbursement for various payers including Medicare and DRG based managed care
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.