Advent Health
November 2, 2021
Merriam, USA
Job Type
Work Setting


The Director of Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) is responsible for overseeing the review processes of complex patients that vary in age and have different developments in the acute and chronic disease states. Must have proven leadership and management skills that will promote effective and efficient review of physician documentation that supports the patient’s level of care and develop action plans for improvement. Must have knowledge and job experience in the management of processes, projects, and people.

The Director of Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) leads, manages, and supervises all facility Clinical Documentation Specialists and collaborates with interdisciplinary teams including, but not limited to, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants; as well as department Directors for Quality and Risk, Revenue Integrity, Coding and Health Information Management, and all Adventist Health System corporate departments, including but not limited to, Office of Clinical Effectiveness, Adventist Information Technology, etc.  S/he is responsible for carrying out the strategic initiatives and designs.  S/he is responsible to participate in operational planning, design, implementation, and overseeing of the Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) program at his/her AdventHealth facilities.  S/he will develop strong partnerships and interface with senior leaders, campus administration, and key physician leaders to reach the goals and objectives of the CDI which include achieving the highest quality of clinical documentation to produce the most accurate codified information for patient safety, measurable outcomes, and accurate reimbursement. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. 

The Director of Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) will provide monthly metric reports and mitigation plans to the Chief Medical Officer. S/He will work closely with the Chief Financial Officer to provide metrics and strategy.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state, and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations, and ordinances.

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits available Day One
  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole-person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite childcare center, and a fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • The largest healthcare provider in Johnson County with three campuses

You Will Be Responsible For:   

  • Provides initial departmental orientation, job training, and information and confirms staff members’ abilities to fulfill job expectation
  • Responsible for providing and or implementing strategies to improve operations and outcomes
  • Determines proactive strategies and methods necessary for a high-performance culture related to CDI
  • Supports change management in the CDI department
  • Assists in the development and oversees the implementation of CDI policies, procedures, and standards
  • Supports standards that are consistent with hospital, community, and nationally recognized evidence-based practice
  • Collaborates with C-Suite and other hospital leaders to maintain a collaborative professional relationship to achieve goals
  • Determines proactive strategies and methods necessary for a high-performance culture related to CDI
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities and develops, implements, and monitors action plans based upon identified CDI metrics
  • Educates and mentors facility CDI staff on interpretation of data and the performance of causal analysis; Reports findings to appropriate facility and divisional leaders
  • Achieves positive results for the organization related to investigations of complaints requiring the Director's direct involvement
  • Available for one-on-one meetings with a wide range of stakeholders for education/development and problem ­solving
  • Maintains excellent professional relationships with facility and divisional leadership


What You Will Need:

  • BSN
  • 3-5 years of CDI Experience
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