Clinical Documentation Improvement Manager in Brentwood, Tennessee, United States
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Tristar Health

Clinical Documentation Improvement Manager

Brentwood, TN, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
Supervisors Team Leaders and Coordinators   Job ID: 820588
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Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Clinical Documentation Improvement Manager today with Tristar Health.


Tristar Health, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

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Job Summary and Qualifications

The Clinical Documentation Improvement Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the CDI function. The Manager provides support to CDI leadership in coordinating all CDI operational processes and works to achieve and maintain overall CDI departmental goals.

Major Responsibilities:

In addition to demonstrating consistent performance of all CDI functions, the Manager will:

  • Assure compliance with Official Coding Guidelines, Regulatory Compliance Guidelines and CDI policies
  • Manage day-to-day CDI operations
  • Plan, direct, organize and manage the CDI team to meet key performance indicators
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to the CDI Team
  • Coordinate meetings and education for the CDI Team
  • Represent the CDI Team at meetings and committees
  • Coach, facilitate, problem solve in the work of the team
  • Assist in hiring, onboarding, orientation and training of new team members
  • Complete ongoing and annual performance evaluations of CDI Team members
  • Develop, implement and monitor Performance Improvement Plans
  • Routinely reports to the Director on team and individual work accomplishments, problems, and individual team improvements needs
  • Assist Director in the review and improvement of processes and services
  • Provide back up for the Director
  • Prepare and reports CDI program metrics to senior management
  • Prepare and present monthly staff meeting agenda and presentation
  • Approve PTO requests, assuring adequate staff coverage utilizing FT, PT, PRN resources
  • Prepare and distribute monthly work schedule
  • Monitor and approve Kronos timekeeping
  • Monitor completion of mandatory education

Strategic Relationships

  • Develops and strengthens collaborative relationships with stakeholders to advance the care of our patients
  • Actively encourages collaboration and possesses excellent interpersonal skills in building and maintaining crucial relationships
  • Delivers information in a clear, concise and compelling manner
  • Delivers targeted and actionable communications that invites two way professional communication Adjust messages appropriately by audience
  • Demonstrates a willingness and ability to assist others


  • Demonstrates proficiency in current and emerging technologies
  • Simultaneously uses multiple technologies
  • Independently takes proactive steps toward problem resolution
  • Completes all mandatory and assigned education by established deadlines
  • Attends scheduled meetings and continuing education programs

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5+ years of experience in inpatient CDI required
  • Or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

Licenses, Certifications, & Training:

  • Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist or
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner or
  • Registered Health Information Administrator or
  • Registered Health Information Technician or
  • Certified Coding Specialist or
  • Certified Inpatient Coder or
  • Certified Professional Coder or
  • Registered Nurse - Currently licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the state of residence required

HCA Healthcare (Corporate), based in Nashville, Tennessee, supports a variety of corporate roles from business operations to administrative positions. Like our colleagues in any HCA Healthcare hospital, our corporate campus employees enjoy unparalleledresources and opportunitiesto reach their potential as healthcare leaders and innovators. From market rate compensation to continuing education andcareer advancement opportunities, every person has a solid foundation for success. Nashville is also home to ourExecutive Development Program, where exceptional employees are groomed to take on CNO- and COO-level roles in our hospitals. This selective program focuses on ethics, leadership and the financial and clinical knowledge required of professionals at this level of the industry.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Clinical Document Improvement Manager opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Full-time • No Weekends

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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