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Asst Director-Clin Doc Improvement

Department Only Facility: Good Samaritan Hosp Med Ctr Location: West Islip, NY Department: Clinical Documentation Category: Nursing / Nursing Leadership Schedule: Full Time Shift: Day shift Hours: 8:00am-4:00 pm ReqNum: 6010579

Assistant Director of Clinical Documentation Improvement

Assist the Director of CDI who is responsible for planning, organization and

directing all activities related to CDI department.Must have strong current clinical knowledge and be able to collaborate with healthcare professionals in an efficient effective professional manner. Candidate needs to be self-motivated, self-directed, and able to work independently with minimal supervision. Must also be well organized and detail oriented. Must be able to read, understand and apply ICD-10 official coding guidelines. Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. The ability to educate health care professionals in various settings required. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Windows and Power Point required. Must be self-directed and willing to mentor new staff entering the specialty as well as possessing the ability to meet production expectations and quality of review standards. Must be able to meet or exceed deadline completion times regarding report submissions and bill hold reconciliation. Responsibilities to include other duties as assigned. Adheres to all approved AHIMA coding guidelines.


Registered Nurse (BSN/BS), Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant or MD licensed to practice in the State of New York, required.

CCDS certification required


Chart review skills with ICD 10CM/PCS experience.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to climb stairs, lift charts, ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential physical demands.


Minimum of 3- 5 years recent CDI experience.

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