1. Billing Office
  2. Full-time
  3. Discovery Behavioral Health
  4. Irvine

Clinical Documentation and Training Specialist

  1. Billing Office
  2. Full-time
  3. Discovery Behavioral Health
  4. Irvine

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Company Description

At Discovery Behavioral Health, we know the best way to predict the future of healthcare is to create it.  As a member of our growing team, you will have a voice in the creation of life-changing programs and treatment centers nationwide.  Working collaboratively with the best and the brightest in our industry, you will be part of an innovative team of professionals committed to generating positive and remarkable outcomes for the clients we serve. If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you’ve come to the right place.  Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.

Compensation Range: $75-85k per year

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience.

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our clinicians with their professional and personal development by providing:   

•    401(k) with company match 
•    Healthcare benefits  
•    Vacation and sick days
•    Employee referral program 
•    Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc. 
•    Continuing education (CE) programs and training 
•    Weekly training opportunities  
•    Advancement opportunities within the organization 

Job Description

The Clinical Documentation and Training Specialist requires effective communication and coordination with the Chief Operating Officer, VP Operations, Operations Leaders, and treatment team to ensure patients receive quality care. The Specialist serves as the liaison between treatment team and different departments. The individual in this position has overall responsibility for ensuring clinical documentation aligns with joint commission and payer requirements and trains facilities based on monthly statistics and needs.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide ongoing clinical documentation trainings to ensure charts are aligned with insurance company and joint commission guidelines.
  • Direct oversight over new company-wide initiatives as they relate to clinical documentation and clinical training.
  • Ensure teams have a clear understanding of KPI’s
  • Develop and implement a Performance Improvement tracking system, evaluate the results monthly, and report results to the Monthly Operational Review meetings.
  • Ensure that all deficiencies identified through the performance improvement analysis are addressed with appropriate problem-solving actions.
  • Collect data on missed billable opportunities, analyze facility specific data, and train teams
  • Train and oversee staff on decreasing unplanned discharges and implementing interventions
  • Review all aspects of care, ensuring optimal length of stay
  • Review the quality of documentation provided at all levels of care to assure adequacy and clinical appropriateness.
  • Involve appropriate facility management in all decisions and review these decisions with COO, VPO prior to implementation.
  • Assure adequate supervision and evaluation processes for all staff members and delegate these responsibilities as appropriate.
  • Ensure an adequate system of communication and reporting is maintained between all staff members, as well as other departments involved in the ongoing operation of the program.


  • Master’s Degree preferred but not required
  • Licensed LMFT, LCSW, LVN, or RN preferred but not required
  • Strong knowledge of insurance and joint commission guidelines

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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