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Rice County District Hospital is seeking a Director Health Information Management to fill a full time position in the Medical Records Department. An Associate’s Degree in Health Information, RHIT Certification, and 5 years of supervisory experience in Health Information Management is required.
This position is full time. Competitive pay and excellent benefits package available.
Candidate is required pass a background check, a pre-employment physical, and a drug screen. HIPAA compliance is mandatory for all employees of the healthcare system.
Administers health information for the hospital consistent with facility policies and procedures and standards of accrediting and regulatory agencies by performing the following duties.
Directly supervises one employee in the Medical Records Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Reviews medical case histories; codes diseases and treatment procedures; files, withdrawals, issues, and maintains case files; and interprets and edits patient files and forms.
Supervises staff in preparing and analyzing medical records and documents.
Follows policies and procedures for documenting, storing, and retrieving information, and for processing medical and legal documents, insurance data, and correspondence requests, in conformance with federal, state, and local statutes.
Answers inquiries relating to information contained in patients’ charts.
Prepares and monitors department budget.
Analyzes patient data for reimbursement, quality of patient care, and risk management.
Serves as the HIPAA Compliance Officer.
Transcribes physician verbal documentation.
Coordinates Medical Staff Meeting and acts as Secretary at that meeting.
Prepares Death and Tissue Report.
Serves on Corporate Compliance, Quality Improvement, and Risk Management committees.
Ability to act independently and make decisions under stress.
Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
Education and Experience:
Completion of Associate’s Degree in Health Information Management, required
RHIT Certification, required
Minimum 5 years supervisory experience in Health Information Management, required
In a normal work day, may be required to stand and/or walk for 8 hours or longer with frequent bending and reaching.
Work is performed inside a climate controlled area.
Have visual/hearing ability sufficient to comprehend written/verbal communication.
Ability to maintain good interpersonal relationships with peers and employees.
Demonstrates kindness, courtesy and compassion to all patients, families, providers, coworkers, and visitors at all times.
Internal Number: 0001
About Rice County District Hospital
Rice County District Hospital is a 25-bed, critical access hospital dedicated to serving the people of Rice County and the surrounding areas with exceptional care. Located in Lyons, the hospital is open for emergency services 24/7 and provides personalized, around-the-clock care for patients, utilizing a staff of more than 150.
Rice Community Healthcare does not discriminate employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.