WellStar Health System has an exciting new opportunity for a Director of Health Information Management (HIM) for the WellStar Medical Group! This leader will oversee compliance with best practice policies and procedures related to record management and scanning, release of information and privacy, documentation quality, and regulatory compliance. In addition, this leader will work in partnership with “sister” departments such as Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI), Coding, Data Integrity (and MyChart), IT, and Compliance to provide internal consultative services, ensure solid workflows and compliance with HIM related standards at the remote WellStar-owned locations, and provide training, educational tools and facilitate discussions with practice staff and physicians as needed.
Required Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Health Information Management or similar field. Certification as an RHIA or RHIT preferred.
Required Minimum Experience: Five (5) to Seven (7) years experience in health information management. Knowledge of ambulatory practice, experience with electronic medical record, ideally with some crossover or direct experience in ambulatory settings preferred. Three (3) to five (5) years of direct supervisory/leadership experience in healthcare environment.
Required Minimum Skills: Knowledge in and the ability to apply the principles of HIM, project management, and change management. Demonstrated organization, facilitation, communication, and presentation skills. Possess strong leadership, consultative, relationship building skills as well as business process analysis and change management expertise. A reliable vehicle to travel to various ambulatory locations.