Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist

Patten, ME


Katahdin Valley Health Center is now hiring a full time Clinical Document Improvement Specialist for our Patten location. The CDI Specialist serves as the bridge between health information management and clinical staff, providing a vital link for accuracy of documentation and quality patient care. The CDI manages, assesses, and reviews a patient’s medical records to ensure that all the information documented reflects the patient’s severity of illness, clinical treatment, and the accuracy of documentation.

Registered Nurse with a minimum of three years clinical experience. Knowledge of coding systems (ICD-9, ICD-10), Medicare reimbursement system and coding structures preferred, or willingness to learn. Strong based clinical knowledge and understanding of pathology/physiology of disease processes. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent critical thinking skills. Ability to work as a team with healthcare professionals with a clinical or coding background to enhance documentation specificity. Proficient computer skills.


KVHC pays 80% of the Health Insurance Premium for the full time employee. Dental insurance benefit for the employee and family at no premium cost to the employee.(At KVHC Dental Center) One week of paid vacation year one and two weeks of paid vacation each year after. Up to 40 hours of accrued paid time off year one and up to 88 hours of accrued paid time off each year after. Short term and long term disability premium paid a 100% by KVHC. One times the employee’s annual salary in a Life Insurance benefit at no cost to the employee. Ten paid holidays annually. Education reimbursement opportunities. 401k available after one year of employment. KVHC staff adjustment available upon hire.

Job Type: Full-time

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