Director, Clinical Documentation Integrity

Childrens Health (FKA Childrens Medical Center Dallas) | Dallas, Texas 75235

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: February 23, 2024
Opportunity Code: 33870


Don't miss this exciting opportunity to lead as the Director of Clinical Documentation Integrity with Children’s Health in vibrant Dallas, Texas!

The Position

  • The Director of Clinical Documentation Integrity supports the departmental strategic vision and provides subject matter expertise for areas such as clinical documentation integrity (CDI) and Case Mix Index (CMI).
  • Reporting to the Vice President of HIM and Revenue Integrity, this leader will oversee a team of seven direct reports.
  • This leader will foster team cohesion through the implementation of best practices, operational enhancements, and the refinement of clinical documentation processes and procedures. Additionally, they will prioritize adjustments needed based on the latest CDI assessment findings.
  • Ideal candidates will be dynamic leaders who excel at fostering relationships across all levels of staff. Strong analytical skills and excellent presentation abilities are a must. Previous experience in inpatient settings and expertise in CDI/coding are essential for this role.
  • This position welcomes remote leaders, but candidates must be residents of the state of Texas.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s preferred.
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP), or Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS) certification required.
  • A minimum of seven years of relevant experience is required, with at least three years in a managerial role.

The Organization

  • Children’s Health, a not-for-profit hospital system with two full-service hospitals licensed for 610 beds and four outpatient centers, is one of the largest and top-ranked pediatric hospitals in the United States.
  • For more than 100 years, the organization's mission has been to make life better for children. The organization has a long-standing commitment to their community that includes not only high-quality patient care but also advocacy, education, and preventive care.
  • Children’s Health has held the ANCC Magnet® designation for nursing excellence since 2009. They are nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report, serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and are recognized for quality care in every specialty.
  • Children’s Health provides treatment for the full range of healthcare issues, including advanced comprehensive treatment for the most acute and complex cases such as heart disease, cancer, and cystic fibrosis.
  • Children’s Health has been named for nine consecutive years as one of the 150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Reviews, and they have been ranked #26 on the Best Health Care Companies to Work for in Texas.

The Community

  • Dallas, Texas, the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, has no shortage of things to do; from Pritzker Prize-winning architecture to innovative dining and memorable entertainment, there’s plenty of sights to see for everyone of all ages.
  • If culture is what you crave, then Dallas has enough award-winning Broadway productions, art-house theatres, comedy clubs, orchestral experiences, and ballets to keep your interest piqued for many moons.
  • Take a trip outdoors to some great locations such as White Rock Lake, Klyde Warren Park, Katy Trail, or Dallas Arboretum.
  • From The Sixth Floor Museum and Dealey Plaza to the West End and Southfork Ranch, the city offers an array of historical sites to visit, explore, and learn from.




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