CDI Physician Advisor

Scottsdale, Arizona
Apr 28, 2021
May 28, 2021
Full Time
Position Type

HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 12,300 employees and 4,500 volunteers, 3,700 affiliated physicians over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services. HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect 

CDI Physician Advisor

The Clinical Documentation Integrity (CDI) Physician Advisor (PA), will act as a liaison between the CDI professionals, Coding, and the hospital's Medical Staff to facilitate accurate and complete documentation for coding and abstracting of clinical data, including the capture of severity, and risk of mortality, risk adjustment diagnoses, in addition to accurate DRG assignment. The PA helps facilitate training for the physicians and must demonstrate strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. The PA must be flexible, organized and can address physicians, and customers with tact, discretion and diplomacy. Possess general knowledge of Hospital Information Systems as well as knowledge of computer systems/applications used in CDI. The PA can analyze and prepare data to drive priorities and performance improvement.

  • Assists with physician engagement by establishing strategies for broader physician understanding of the CDI program and its importance. Coordinates with program leadership to provide a summary of results at physician/medical staff meetings. Engages in one-on-one discussions with physicians needing further buy-in and support by providing specific data and case examples. Supports the organizational Quality goals and objectives through CDI improvements. Coordinates with the CDI team provide clinical documentation education to the medical staff.
  • Partners with CDI leadership on an approach and plan for physician responses to queries, including physician advisor escalation assistance. Meets regularly with CDSs to understand current issues or unanswered queries. Conducts second-level reviews on cases requiring additional clinical input and perspective. Participates in CDI/Coder team meetings to offer insights and expertise on physician-related aspects of the program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.D. or D.O Board Certified Physician 
  • 5 years Recent experience in Clinical Practice 

Enjoy exceptional, progressive benefits including Health, Dental, Vision and Pet Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, 403 (b), 529 College Savings Plan, Child Care Center, and much more.

For immediate consideration, please email your CV or resume to Thomas Licari: or call 847-609-9065.

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It is the policy of HonorHealth to provide equal opportunity in employment. Selection and employment of applicants will be made on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.