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AVP of Clinical Documentation

NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation

City:  NEW YORK  |   State:  NY  |   Country:  USA  |   ZIP Code:  10041
Job ID Number:  BRHHC19AW  |   Posted:  01/10/2018

Job Summary:

“Seeking AVP of Clinical Documentation, Coding and Records”


Come join the largest public hospital system in the nation! Every day, we work together to make an extraordinary difference in the health and well-being of each individual we serve – without exception. Join our team and help us create a positive patient experience.

The NYC Health + Hospitals is seeking an Assistant Vice President of Clinical Documentation, Coding, and Records. The AVP provides strategic leadership and oversight for ensuring that the quality of information and data collected at each patient encounter across the continuum of care is accurate, complete, justifies the services, is coded quickly and according to internal guidelines and federal / state regulations, is secured properly and timely and easily retrieved.

Some responsibilities will include:

  • Accountability for success of the system HIM, coding, and CDI programs

  • Track productivity and success

  • Ensure staff are following all federal, state and local requirements when interacting with patients and storing and retrieving health information

  • Management of the CDI Process Flow and associated procedures

  • Leverage CDI Tool data to drive process improvement

  • Provide CDI Teams, physicians, and administration regular feedback

  • Create and disseminate reports from the CDI Tool for all hospitals in the health system as well as corporate administration.

  • Provide necessary feedback and conflict resolution to the CDI and HIM teams

  • Perform staff evaluations

  • Collaborate with Physician Liaisons regarding physician resistance to the program and develop an action plan to address this if it occurs

  • Schedule and lead monthly Steering Committee meetings at each hospital

  • Participate in the Executive Steering Committee Meetings

  • Active participation on departmental and hospital committees and assigned Task Force groups

  • Comply with HIPPA and Code of Conduct policies

  • Maintain interaction with appropriate resources that support growth and education of the CDI and HIM teams


The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • BS in Nursing or Registered Nurse with ten years acute care experience with recent management or supervisory experience. Masters in Nursing or business or hospital Administration preferred.

  • Advanced clinical expertise and extensive knowledge of complex disease processes with a broad clinical experience in an inpatient setting

  • Licensure/Certification: Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse or CCS, Coding experience desirable

  • Demonstrated leadership skill

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Understanding of Quality Improvement process

  • Proficiency in negotiation of complex systems to affect change

  • Proficiency in computer usage including database and spreadsheet analysis

  • Understanding of organizational policies and procedures

  • Extensive knowledge of regulatory systems

  • Knowledge of Medicare Part A     



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We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health benefits, retirement and pension plans, paid time off, professional development, and an employee perks program.


NYC Health + Hospitals is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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