Community Health Systems CDI Specialist Lead in Laredo, Texas


The Clinical Documentation Information Improvement (CDI) Lead provides remote and onsite support of clinical documentation improvement activities in an effort to support accuracy and quality in the patient records at CHS facilities and to ensure that coded diagnoses are an accurate reflection of the patient s clinical status and care. The CDI Coordinator provides a key role in maintaining the long-term system success of CDI by providing inpatient auditing as well as program reporting, applications support and operations functions.

  • Position Specifics: Remote position (IT equipment will be provided.)

  • High-speed Internet Service is required.

  • Job Type: Temporary. The position is expected to last no more than 90 days from start. No benefits are available with this position.

  • Employee Status: Non-Exempt (Overtime Eligible)

  • Forecasted Hours: 40 hours per week during the duration of the temporary assignment.


Required Education: Bachelor Degree in related field of study.

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of three – five years ongoing inpatient coding and abstracting experience in ICD-9-CM and DRGs required.

  • A minimum of one year auditing experience required.

  • 3-5 years of improvement experience is required.

At least one of the following is required: RHIA, RHIT, or CCS. The following are preferred: CDIP, CCDS, clinical degree, or ICD-10 certification or trainer designation.

Job: Health Information Management Services

Organization: Laredo Medical Center

Location: TX-Laredo

Requisition ID: 1811546