Director Health Information Management
Responsible for planning, organizing, developing and directing the operation of the Health Information Services (H.I.S.) Department, coordinating activities of personnel engaged in maintaining medical records and reports; coding for third party reimbursement, release of confidential medical information, H.I.S. transcription services, maintaining effective medical records information systems, and patient information. Maintains responsibility for assuring the Health Information Services Department functions in a manner consistent with recognized standards of the health information management profession, and for hiring, training and management of all personnel in the department. Serves as HIPAA Compliance Officer for the Hospital.
College degreepreferred. Must be Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Tech (RHIT) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) through the American Health Information Management Association.
Requires at least two years experience in ICD-9 or ICD-10 coding.
Requires excellent human relations and oral communication skills.
Requires strong organizational and written communication skills.
Requires us of computer to input data and to create and manipulate computerized spreadsheets to conduct analysis.
Requires use of telephone and the ability to compose business letters and coordinate special events.