The Manager of Health Information Management is responsible for successful maintenance of patient records and organizational and administrative operation of the Health Information Management Department. This position has oversight responsibility for operational aspects of the department and serves as resource for the facility regarding medical record content and compliance with regulatory requirements. The Manager HIM assures availability, and security, of the medical records at all times.
The Manager of Health Information Managagement works with Case Management to address record requests for discharge appeals, including Medicare discharge appeals.
Additionally, the Manager of Health Information Management serves as hospital coordinator for medical staff. Collaborates and serves as liaison with partner hospital contracted service for credentialing and privileging of physicians and other licensed independent practitioners. Duties include maintaining records, initiating temporary privileges if needed, and ensuring current information is available. Serves as a medical staffing resource to hospital physicians.
Analyzes, selects and implements processes necessary to achieve the goals and strategic plans of the hospital.
Executes problem identification, data gathering and implementation of actions that are in the best interest of the department and its mission, values and philosophy.
In collaboration with Administration, assists to develop comprehensive realistic annual budgets that reflect departmental needs based on external and internal environments and the application of cost-effective management.
Manages the department in a cost-effective manner by utilizing current materials management techniques, maximizing human resources and continuously reevaluating the manner in which services are delivered.
Establishes policies and procedures necessary for effective and efficient systems and management of human resources. Establishes and monitors standards of performance among all subordinates and ensures that standards are being consistently met.
Establishes and monitors standards of performance among all subordinates and ensures that standards are being consistently met.
Improves subordinate performance through ongoing counseling, coaching, delegation and feedback practices.
Assumes responsibility for a comprehensive departmental orientation program that is documented for each new employee.
Establishes specific and necessary planning, control and quality assurance mechanisms that monitor patient care, administrative and economic outcomes.
Uses accurate, clear and concise oral and written communication.
Conducts department-wide meetings at least once a month, to maintain two-way communication, problem solving and information passing.
Interacts positively with members of the medical staff by cultivating liaisons and promoting interaction.
Attends meetings, prepares reports and analyzes and provides recommendations in a timely and accurate manner.
Assumes the responsibility for successfully filing standards and criteria of licensing and accrediting agencies.
Organizes department hierarchy/structure in a manner that results in efficiency, effectiveness and responsiveness.
Is responsible for maintaining performance improvement activities in the department
Is responsible for educating staff on performance improvement activities.
May represents the hospital in court cases involving subpoena of medical or clinical records.
Enforces suspension policy for delinquent medical records.
Degree as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) from an accredited school.
One to three years of previous hospital experience preferred in all aspects of health information management functions.
Knowledge of Joint Commission standards and state regulations for hospitals.
Ability to work with physicians in a collaborative manner.
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