Manager -Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) & Coding

Job Requisition #: JR54854

End Date: 9/21/2021

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Clinical (non-nursing), Management/Executive

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Christiana Care Medical Group is looking for a Program Manager for its Ambulatory Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) and Coding Team.

The Program Manager would be responsible for reviewing the overall quality and completeness of provider clinical documentation, professional billing and risk adjustment code selection utilized to support reimbursement for both the professional and technical components. Assist clinical practices and providers by developing and providing education and support to better understand the relationship of documentation and the level of service assigned, as well as the risk adjustment of the patient population, analyze trends, and identifying potential issues and their root causes. Oversees accurate and timely assignment of ICD 10 CM/PCS, payment group classification assignment and data abstraction for reimbursement purposes and statistical information reporting on ambulatory health records.

This Role would involve travel between different ChristianaCare Practices.


  • Coding Certification: Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC)

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Health Information Technology, or related field required; Master's degree preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years recent experience in inpatient or ambulatory clinical documentation integrity and/or coding and/or auditing

  • Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS), Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist Outpatient (CCDS-O) Certification or Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC) preferred


EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

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At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

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We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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