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Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters

Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Work Setting: Non Provider Setting
Job Function:
CDI Specialist
Job Type:
Salary Range: 55,000 – 85,000


The Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters (CHKD) is the heart of the fully integrated regional pediatric health care system with the only Level 1 Trauma Pediatric Center within Virginia. Our current reach includes a 200+ bed state-of-the-art hospital, 40 private practices, and several administrative/support offices within eastern Virginia and North Carolina.

Our most recent news to transform children’s mental health care has led to the large behavioral health expansion to include acute psychiatric inpatient, medical/psychiatric inpatient, consult-liaison, day treatment, and outpatient services. Our vision to lead the nation in early recognition of mental health vulnerabilities, provision of quality, integrated mental health care will ensure a dignity-based patient experience. Our Mental Health hospital will open in Fall 2022 and will join our commitment to creative, comprehensive care and a passionate 4,000+ employee team that is hard to match.

Job Description

We are delighted to open the Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist role within our Health Information Management department. This is a full time, benefit eligible opportunity located in Norfolk, Virginia. This Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) Specialist will review inpatient medical records to assess and procure accurate and complete documentation of the patients’ diagnosis and procedures. The CDI Specialist will also use their attention to detail to facilitate clinically appropriate physician/clinician documentation of all patent conditions, treatments, and interventions. The focus of these will be to accurately reflect quality of care, severity of illness and risk of morality to support correct coding, reimbursement, and quality initiatives. The CDI Specialist will utilize their expertise to serve as a resource to hospital and health system departments. Interested Clinical Documentation Specialists should apply today at for immediate consideration!

Required Qualifications

Experience, Education, and Training Minimum:

  • RN (BSN preferred) with two to three years of clinical experience with acute inpatient care or RHIA with a minimum of two to three years acute inpatient care coding
  • Experience with criteria based chart reviews, such as Utilization Management, Case Management, Managed Care, or Quality Improvement.
  • Dependable and self-directed with the ability to successfully multitask and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Must be credentialed through AHIMA as a Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP) within one year of start date in this position.

Please visit our website at: for an updated listing of our active opportunities. Our recruiting team personally reviews each resume and application immediately for all vacancies.

CHKD Health System is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


CHKD offers a comprehensive benefits package. Please contact me for more details!


Instructions for Resume Submission

Email resume to me directly, or apply at


Amanda Kregiel, Talent Acquisition Specialist


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Posted: April 9, 2020 at 4:05 PM
Post ID: 49907

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