CDI Quality Oversight Specialist

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  • A Baccalaureate degree or Master's degree in Nursing.
  • License to practice nursing in Iowa.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of recent work experience as a Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist with at least three (3) years of clinical experience at an academic medical center.
  • Previous management, preceptor, or mentor experience. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of coding structures/national coding guidelines and related appropriate chart documentation.
  • Extensive knowledge of CDI related quality measures, including AHRQ measures and AHIMA query practice guidelines.
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills; including presentation and training skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer software applications (i.e. Excel, word, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with physicians, nursing staff, and interdisciplinary team members as demonstrated through written and verbal communication. 
  • Excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills 
  • Currently holds Clinical Documentation certification, or obtains in first 18 months of employment; i.e.: 
    • Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS), or 
    • Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP)
  • Electronic Medical Records experience (EPIC preferred).
  • Experience with performance improvement methodologies.
  • Experience with data mining and/or data analytics. 



  • Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare outcomes and performance improvement initiatives/techniques. 
  • Experience with hospital quality/safety metrics.
  • Experience working at a large academic medical center.
  • Experience with a union environment.
  • Holds a quality related certification.


Application Process: 

  • In order to be considered, applicants must upload current CV/resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.
  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.
  • Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal and credential background check.
  • Five (5) professional references will be required at a later step during the hiring process.
  • This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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