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Location: Fort Myers, FL
Categories: HIM / CDI, Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
Schedule: Days


Are you looking for a new career in Clinical Documentation Improvement? Come join Lee Health where we are just minutes away from some of the nation's top-rated beaches! Our great work environment, team atmosphere and work-life balance makes this a great place to continue your CDI career.

The CDI Educator assists the CDI team in meeting revenue, quality and productivity goals and objectives by identifying opportunities for continuous quality improvement. Communicates and participates in local and regional operational and strategic planning. Actively involved in mentoring and training all functions and services related to hospital medical coding, medical documentation, and physician queries, abstracting and data collection. Monitors CDI reviews and abstracting quality by conducting and/or coordinating ongoing audits to ensure CDI workflow meets quality performance improvement standards are maintained, achieved and improved. Plans and coordinates daily work for CDI participating in on the Job Training (OJT) Program. Works with CDI Team Leads and Director of CDI to develop, implement, evaluate and improve CDI policies and procedures and department operations. Provides ongoing CDI education and training of staff. Tracks and reports progress of CDI trainees at each phase of OJT Program. Assists Director of CDI in preparing statistical analysis and/or reports. Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulations, as well as with institutional/organizational standards, practices, policies and procedures. Strong research skills including knowledge of automated analysis tools and on line research tools required to resolve complex coding/systems issues. Other duties as assigned. Utilizes Epic’s electronic health record and 3M 360 CDI and Reimbursement System and 3M encoder.

Note: Travel between Lee Health Facilities may be required periodically.

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- RN with BSN or Bachelors in related field required

- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Clinical Documentation Improvement required
- Minimum 5 years of adult acute critical care clinical experience required
- NICU, PICU, Pediatric knowledge preferred.
- Florida RN License preferred, selected candidate must obtain FL license prior to start date
- CCDIS, CDIP, or CCS certification required

Training: ICD 10 training, preferred ICD 10 train the trainer certification License: Florida RN license, CCDS and/or CCS, CDIP Other: Strong interpersonal, communication (verbal, non-verbal and listening).

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable. General Requirements (has the ability to…) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Bend - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Climb - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Crouch - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Twist - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Sensory Requirements (has ability for…) Far Vision - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with…) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Fine Manipulation - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Environmental (may be exposed to…) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Dust, Fumes, Gases Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Loud Noises - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)