Clinical Documentation Manager – Clinical Documentation Improvement – Orlando at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Maitland, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Other Clinical Professional
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Florida

Job Description

Clinical Documentation Manager – Clinical Documentation Improvement – Orlando

AdventHealth seeks to hire a Clinical Documentation Manager who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The Maitland Office Plaza houses our highly skilled teams that support our hospital system including Marketing, Patient Financial Services, Revenue Management, the Credit Union and Human Resources. The Trickel Building, a two-story office structure, creates an atmosphere of health and healing, with a healthy-style café and quaint chapel. The main lobby is filled with lush greenery and a light trickle of water, creating a holistic environment.

Work Hours/Shifts:

Monday – Friday/Flexible hours
(Work from home option available)

Job Summary:

The Manager of Clinical Documentation works to strategically plan, organize, implement and evaluate the Compliant Documentation Management Program (CDMP) at Florida Hospital. This includes management of the case mix index (CMI), length of stay (LOS), severity of illness (SOI) and risk of mortality (ROM) in cooperation with the Director of Clinical Documentation Improvement and all other operational hospital departments. The manager manages the Clinical Documentation Specialists (CDSs) in planning, implementing improvements, and re-evaluating processes to keep staff engaged and to assist in meeting department goals. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong critical-thinking/problem-solving skills
  • Interpersonal skills that promote teamwork
  • Flexibility in prioritization
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to function in a stressful, fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Ability to motivate employees to attain program and organizational goals
  • Computer literacy
  • Understanding of DRG assignments and metrics associated with the CDMP Program.
  • Understanding of coding guidelines for billing purposes
  • Knowledge of Cerner (Preferred)
  • Six months of clinical documentation experience
  • BSN, MSN (Preferred)
  • One year of experience using CDMP Guide (Preferred)
  • One year of coding experience (Preferred)
  • One year of clinical documentation experience (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse OR
  • Current active State of Florida license as a Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or MD
  • RN, CCDS (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Manages, develops and coaches the system-wide CDS team, motivating and supporting others in overcoming barriers to understanding.
  • Accountable for CDMP success, including appropriate Case Mix Index. Provides strategic oversight of CDMP, helps develop a collaborative team, and manages multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Provides ongoing feedback to CDMP team, physicians, administration and Steering Committee from reports created from CDMPTrak.
  • Disseminates CDMPTrak reports to CDMP team members and formulates action plans based upon CDMPTrak results. Tracks program successes and ongoing opportunities for improvement.
  • Manages the Process Flow Map and develops strategies that address resistance to the CDMP.
  • Performs staff evaluations, promoting longevity of program, providing feedback and conflict resolution to CDMP team.
  • Works in conjunction with Coding Liaison and CDI Director to provide in-services and continuing education to the CDS team, physicians and clinical departments, providing highly complex information to audiences with a varied level of understanding of severity of illness and risk of mortality in an effort to ensure optimal reimbursement.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert and authoritative resource on interpretation and application of CDMP. Assumes personal responsibility for professional growth, development and continuing education to maintain a high level of proficiency.
  • Serves as support for the Clinical Documentation Improvement Director providing backup as necessary. Participates in job interviewing, assessment and selection of new employees. Maintains positive morale maintenance with clinical documentation improvement and contributes to and promotes departmental performance improvement initiatives and employee engagement. Maintains confidentiality of employees’, patients’, and administrative and medical staff’s information with no infractions and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Uses critical thinking and sound judgment in decision making keeping reimbursement considerations in balance with regulatory compliance.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Clinical Manager opportunity with AdventHealth and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Clinical, Manager, Documentation Improvement, Maitland

Position Location:  Maitland
Job:  Other Clinical Professional
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Maitland
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Manager with Direct Reports
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jun 28, 2019, 11:53:50 AM

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