Clinical Documentation Manager

SCL Health
Broomfield, CO
Post Date:
February 22, 2020
Job Status:



You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Manager Clinical Documentation.


You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.


Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially your voice, because your opinion matters.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.




System Services is our Corporate Headquarters in Broomfield, Colorado and is located within the Oracle campus. SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the well-being of the people we serve.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.




Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.


Your day.


As a Manager Clinical Documentation, you need to know how to:


  • Manages the day to day operations of the department, supports Clinical Documentation Integrity function. Collaborates with the department management team in planning, program development, human resource management, budget planning, customer satisfaction, communication and compliance with regulatory agencies. Performs staff level duties as needed.
  • Performs workflow analyses and recommends changes to enhance departmental productivity. Evaluates service needs and volumes and adjusts staffing levels accordingly. Maintains effective and appropriate staffing and staff scheduling to ensure levels of expected production are maintained. Promotes staff flexibility and cross-training. Provides communication to associates and management team through rounding, huddles, staff meetings and other forms of communication to relay updates regarding department updates, organizational activities, financial performance, educational opportunities, interdepartmental activities and QI activities.
  • Manages relationships with project stakeholder including governance, leadership, endusers, vendors, and consultants. Responsible for problem solving to address issues. Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a department/unit team and interdepartmentally to facilitate that departments ability to meet its goals and objective. Ensures coordination of services with other departments to promote the highest level of efficiency and patient satisfaction. Participates in interdisciplinary committees throughout the organization.
  • Manages human resource functions such as interviewing, selection, orientation, education/training, feedback, performance evaluation, and policy and procedure development. Maintains personnel files, including documentation of appropriate staff orientation, competency, training, discipline and performance reviews. Oversees department timekeeping and payroll. Collaborates with HR concerning employee issues and performance. Conducts employee coaching, counselling, disciplinary actions and annual appraisals. Monitors staff adherence to hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the preparation of operational budgets. Prepares and presents reports and other information. Oversees and manages vendor service contracts. Establishes regular communication with vendors to ensure vendor performance meets requirements.
  • Partners with the department director and leadership team to identify and drive quality and performance improvement initiatives. Ensures compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Participates with management team and staff in development of action plans in line with the organization's strategic initiatives and goals.
  • Responsible for monitoring department performance to ensure department meets monthly productivity and quality goals. Facilitates collaboration of cross-functional teams in a project environment with an emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency


Your experience.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:


  • Bachelors level degree in Nursing, Health Information Management, Healthcare Administration, or related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Nursing or Coding AND three (3) years of experience as a Clinical Documentation Specialist or CDI Team Lead (work experience should include a broad scope of management, systems analysis, project management and extensive interaction at all levels of management and staff)
  • Current CDIP or CCDS certification




  • Active Colorado RN license in good standing
  • Current CCS or CHDA certification


Your next move.


Now that you know more about being a Manager Clinical Documentation on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.



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