Manages specific operations of the Clinical Documentation Improvement Program. Manages targeted departmental staff including day-to-day supervision, employee relations and staff development. This position is also responsible for providing clinically based concurrent and retrospective review of outpatient medical records to evaluate the utilization and documentation of acute care services. The goal of concurrent review includes facilitation of appropriate physician documentation of care delivered to accurately reflect patient severity of illness and risk of mortality. Specific reviews are determined both internally and by requirements/requests of external payers or regulatory agencies and play a significant role in reporting quality of care outcomes and in obtaining accurate and compliant reimbursement for acute care services.