Chapters Health

Director of Health Information Management, Coding

US-FL-Temple Terrace
Job ID
2017-1706
Department
2510 Corp. Qual. & Compl Mgmt
Type
Full Time Regular

Overview

Role:

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

 

Qualifications:

  • 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:
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    • 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
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  • 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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