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Clinical Document Improvement Specialist Lead - $5K Sign on Bonus - Northridge, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Northridge, CA
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Clinical Document Improvement Specialist Lead - $5K Sign on Bonus - Northridge, CA(Job Number:724798)

The Clinical Document Improvement Specialist Lead - (LCDS) is responsible for providing CDI program oversight and day to day CDI implementation of processes related to the concurrent review of the clinical documentation in the inpatient medical record of Optum 360 clients’ patients.  The goal of the LCDS oversight and practice is to support the CDI manager function by providing staff oversight, serve as an additional resource as well as perform CDI role function.  LCDS will   assess the technical accuracy, specificity, and completeness of provider clinical documentation, and to ensure that the documentation explicitly identifies all clinical findings and conditions present at the time of service.  


Our three-dimensional approach to CDI technology, paired with best-practice adoption methodology and change management support, is helping hospitals make a real impact on CDI efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Increase in identification of cases with CDI opportunities, with automated review of 100% of records
  • Improved tracking, transparency and reporting related to CDI impact, revenue capture, trending and compliance
  • Easing the transition to ICD-10 by improving the specificity and completeness of clinical documentation, resulting in more accurate coding

This position does not have patient care duties, does not have direct patient interactions, and has no role relative to patient care.


Work Location: Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Northridge, CA

Onsite position – Monday-Friday, days.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Assists CDI Manager with chart audits, quality audit and KPI audits
  • Assists CDI Manager with running reports, attends on site meetings as directed
  • Oversees CDI staff training and orientation
  • Oversees and leads workflow for CDI staff
  • Develops physician teaching and on site presentations
  • Assist CDI manager with projects or tasks as needed

Job Clinical Administration
Primary Location US-CA-Northridge
Other Location 
Organization O360 Dignity Health Middle Ops
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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