Chapters Health

  • Director of Health Information Management, Coding

    Job Locations US-FL-Temple Terrace
    Job ID
    2510 Corp. Qual. & Compl Mgmt
    Full Time Regular
  • Overview


    The Director of Health Information Management (HIM) and Coding coordinates and directs the management of health information and coding for the health system.



    • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
    • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree preferred
    • At least, 5 years of leadership experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
    • Healthcare Coding Certification required (CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CEMC)
    • Extensive knowledge of coding, documentation guidelines, billing and compliance topics across a broad range of specialties, in addition to knowledge of reimbursement standards.
    • Expert level of knowledge of anatomy and physiology; medical terminology, disease process, reimbursement methodologies; and conventions, rules, guidelines for current coding classification
    • Experience with developing and implementing training materials and programs, including statistical sampling and survey methodology
    • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office applications
    • Demonstrates professional integrity and work values while acting to best further the mission of the Company.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
    • Proficient in management of electronic medical records
    • Practices the concepts of privacy and confidentiality
    • Intermittent Driver - Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy
    • Able to travel to office site locationsCompetencies:


    • Satisfactorily completes competency requirements for this position.Responsibilities of all employees:


    • Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.
    • Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse.
    • Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices.
    • Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices.
    • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company.
    • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
    • Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations.
    • Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.
    • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.
    • Advance electronic media skills.
    • Support Company research and educational activities.
    • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
    • Participate in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.Leadership Success Factors:
      • Communication. Express thoughts and ideas clearly. Adapt communication style to fit audience.
      • Initiative. Originate action to achieve goals.
      • Management Identification. Identify with and accept the problems and responsibilities of management.
      • Judgment. Make realistic decisions based on logical assumptions, factual information and in consideration   of organizational resources.
      • Planning, Organizing and Controlling. Establish course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal; plan proper assignments of personnel and appropriate allocation of resources. Monitor results.
      • Leadership. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding others toward task accomplishment.
      • Work Standards. Set high goals or standards of performance for self and others. Compel others to perform.
      • Tolerance for Stress. Maintain stability of performance under pressure and/or opposition.
      • Innovativeness. Generates and/or recognizes imaginative, creative solutions in work related situations.
      • Delegation. Allocate decision making and other responsibilities effectively and appropriately.
      • Staff Development. Develop the skills & competencies of subordinates.
      • Organizational Sensitivity. Perceive the impact and implications of decisions on various components of the organization.
      • Ethics. Model highest standards of conduct and ethical behavior, adopting a strong position against fraud and abuse.
      • Regulatory Compliance: Educate and monitor staff regarding their own and the organization's responsibilities for regulatory compliance.Job Responsibilities:Health Information Management Staff Management


      • Provides guidance and information necessary to staff to enable them to properly and timely complete their designated responsibilities.
      • Provides an atmosphere which lends itself to professional growth and development.
      • Creates a positive learning environment which allows each member an opportunity to excel in his/her chosen field.
      • Provides the necessary environment to foster healthy lines of communication both to and from those supervised.
      • Responsible for the guidance, counseling, evaluation and employment of those supervised.                       
      • Supervises HIM Manager, HIM Technicians and Coding Specialists in the performance of their duties. Leads by example to encourage staff to interact with others utilizing honesty, integrity and respect.
      • Works cooperatively with other managers, directors, and administrators to integrate HIM standards throughout all appropriate areas of the health system.
      • Respects the need for employee and client confidentiality.
      • Implements and maintains medical records systems, policies and procedures that will meet or exceed   compliance with all Federal and State regulations, Joint Commission and health information standards.
      • Utilizes performance improvement to continuously improve the processes and outcomes of HIM and Chapters Health System. Works closely with the Chief Compliance and Clinical Officer to facilitate overall Information Management.
      • Provides guidance on record retention requirements for health system medical records.Coding
    • Manages personnel who perform code assignment for health system including coding related education and training.
    • Provides documentation, coding compliance guidance, support and education to coders, physicians and non-physician practitioners.
    • Works closely with the Corporate Clinical Department to support company clinical documentation improvement initiatives.
    • Understands and monitors changes to coding conventions and rules established by the AMA, the AHA and CMS for assignment of diagnosis and procedural codes.
    • Prepares reports summarizing auditing and monitoring findings and makes recommendations for improvements and corrections.Other Administrative Duties


    • Assists the Chief Compliance and Clinical Officer in overseeing and monitoring various aspects of Compliance Program as assigned.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


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