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Manager Clinical Documentation Improvement (FT-varied) Consolidated - (14037)

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Manager Clinical Documentation Improvement (FT-varied) Consolidated - (14037)

Facility Name
VHS Consolidated
LAS VEGAS, NV 89119 US (Primary)
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Job Description

The Valley Health System Consolidated Services

The Valley Health System has expanded into an integrated health network that serves more than two million people in Southern Nevada. Starting with Valley Hospital Medical Center in 1979, the Valley Health System has grown to include Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center, Centennial Hills Hospital Medical Center, Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center, Summerlin Hospital Medical Center and our newest addition Henderson Hospital.

Job Description:
Manages the operation of the Physician & Clinical Documentation Improvement Program.  Manages PDI/CDI staff including staffing, scheduling, performance reviews, employee performance management.  This position is also responsible for  providing clinically based concurrent and retrospective review of inpatient medical records to evaluate the utilization and documentation of acute care services.  The goal of concurrent review includes facilitation of appropriate physician documentation of care delivered to accurately reflect patient severity of illness and risk of mortality.  Specific reviews are both determined internally and by requirements/requests of external payers or regulatory agencies and play a significant role in reporting quality of care outcomes and in obtaining accurate and compliant reimbursement for acute care services.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:


Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or Graduate of International Medical School.

Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in an acute care setting; critical care, medical/surgical or Emergency Department nursing preferred. Minimum of two (2) years supervisory/management experience. 

Technical Skills:
Knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid IPPS-OPPS Payment System; MS-DRGs; ICD-9-CM and ICD-10 CM & PCS coding systems.  Recommended knowledge of 3M 360 and ARMS software applications.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point.

Knowledge of age-specific needs and elements of disease processes and related procedures required.  Strong broad-based clinical knowledge and understanding of pathology/physiology of disease processes.  Working knowledge of inpatient admission criteria, Medicare reimbursement system and coding systems preferred, but not required.  Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and critical thinking skills.  Ability to work independently in a time oriented environment is essential.

Current RN license in the State of Nevada;  Preferred certifications: CDIP, CCDS, CCS and/or ICD-10 Certification or Trainer designation.



This opportunity offers the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match


UHS is one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies; Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.










Posted: 2018-11-12 Expires: 2018-12-12

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