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Catholic Health Services Director-Clin Doc Improvement in West Islip, New York

Director of Clinical Documentation Improvement Good Samaritan University Hospital is a 537- bed (including 100 nursing home beds) teaching hospital and a member of Catholic Health. With almost 900 physicians on staff, and a level II Trauma Center, we care for well over 100,000 patients annually across the south shore of Long Island. Our reputation for excellence is built on great choices and empowered leadership, and fosters a team that's focused on evidence based practice, continual learning and exceptional quality of care. The Director of Clinical Documentation is responsible for directing the operations of the Clinical Documentation Program at GSUH. Responsibilities: •Oversees and facilitate modifications to clinical documentation through extensive interaction with attending physicians, nursing, other caregivers (PA's, NP's and Hospitalists) and HIM coding staff to ensure appropriate reimbursement is secured •Coordinates the implementation of ICD 10 requirements, and plans and implements a physician education and engagement program. Requirements: •Bachelor degree in an appropriate health care field •Must be able to coach, educate and participate with organizational initiatives •DRG revenue cycle management experience required The salary range for this position is $155,000 - $165,000. This range serves as a good faith estimate and actual pay will encompass a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience. The salary range or rate listed does not include any bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation that may be applicable to this job and it does not include the value of benefits. At Catholic Health, we believe in a people-first approach. In addition to the estimated base pay provided, Catholic Health offers generous benefits packages, generous tuition assistance, a defined benefit pension plan, and a culture that supports professional and educational growth.