Appalachian Regional Healthcare

Assistant System Director Clinical Documentation & Improvement

Job Locations US-Hazard
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Business Professional
Posted Date
2 years ago(9/13/2021 11:57 AM)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Day Shift


The Assistant System Director is accountable assisting the leading and directing the Clinical Documentation team review team to improve clinical documentation in the medical record.

Special Instructions

,Delegates, supervises personnel, solves problems, makes decisions and developes systems and processes for successful integration and implemenation, Participates in interviewing, hiring, scheduling, training and evaluation of staff. Ensures the quality, consistency and timeliness of the facility coding and health record documenation comply with federal and state regulations.


  • Aggregate daily reports from the CDI software for the Director.
  • Assists in managing staffing and work assignments of concurrent clinical review staff.
  • Provides support to concurrent clinical review staff as needed to accomplish work volume, maintain education and knowledge of documentation requirements and compliance requirements.
  • Assists managing and correlates the completion of all documentation improvement activities on a monthly basis to provide data for external analysis.
  • Assists in communicating with physician support (champions/advisors) regarding accomplishments of program as well as issues involving physician participation.
  • Demonstrates creativity and enthusiasm while pursuing the goals of the program and the organization.



BSN, Associate’s degree in Nursing or Health Information Management or related field


Minimum Work Experience

Previous related operational and supervisory experience

Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in an acute care setting in area of credential


Required Licenses/Certifications

RN, BSN, RHIA or RHIT Credential required


Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of care delivery documentation systems and related medical record documents.
  • Knowledge of hospital mission and demonstrates integration of program into mission.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of quality outcome measurement methods and global impact to hospital.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with various departments to achieve program goals.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with the operation of program software tools and reports.
  • Working knowledge of Medicare reimbursement system and coding structures preferred, but not required.


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