ARDENT HEALTH SERVICES Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist Salary in the United States

How much does a Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist make at companies like ARDENT HEALTH SERVICES in the United States? The average salary for Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist at companies like ARDENT HEALTH SERVICES in the United States is $100,815 as of February 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $82,232 and $119,398. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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Hackensack Meridian Health Pascack Valley Medical Center is a full-service, 128-bed hospital that serves the Pascack Valley and Northern Valley communities with a caliber of care that is consistent with Hackensack Meridian Health’s world class standard. The medical center is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Healthcare, one of the country’s leading private hospital management companies. This state-of-the-art health care facility features fully renovated and brand-new private rooms at no additional cost to patients. Pascack Valley Medical Center has been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission in the area of Orthopedics (hip and knee), Sepsis and for Stroke. In addition, the medical center is a designated Stroke Center. Pascack Valley Medical Center is committed to offering excellent care to the local community through various hospital services including a Women’s Center, Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center, Imaging and Diagnostics, Sleep Center, a Wound Care Center and a Center for Joint Replacement. In 2016, Pascack Valley Medical Center opened a brand new Emergency Department featuring over 22,000 square feet with all private exam rooms, fast track rooms for more efficient care and state-of-the-art equipment and technology.

Position Summary:

The Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) Specialist facilitates the communication
between physicians and other inhouse users of clinical documentation through a
process of documentation improvement that involves review, education, and
collaboration with physicians, other clinicians, and co-workers.  These activities are an integral part of the
Clinical Documentation Integrity Program. The goal of the program is to ensure
compliance with regulatory, accreditation, and facility guidelines that results
in appropriate documentation of care rendered, appropriate documentation of
medical necessity, and accurate post-discharge assignment of DRG.

Position Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree required
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in acute-care setting
• RN, LPN, RHIA, RHIT or equivalent clinical experience required; CCS preferred
• Excellent observation, analytical-critical thinking & problem solving skills
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to solve problems effectively and manage multiple priorities accurately
• Ability to assess, evaluate, and teach physicians and other healthcare professionals
• Inpatient hospital coding or clinical experience
• Works well in a team environment
• Able to work with a diverse group of people


$82,232 Low Average $100,815 High $119,398

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The chart shows total cash compensation for the ARDENT HEALTH SERVICES Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $82,232 to $119,398 with an average total cash compensation of $100,815. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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