HIM Director

Location: Borger, TX
Date Posted: 09-17-2018
Position Summary
The HIM Director implements and supervises the medical records system to assure record maintenance and accessibility, directs coding activities for accurate reimbursement, and prepares reports of medical records as needed for internal and external reporting. Plans, coordinates, and directs all functions and/or day to day operations of the Health Information Department in order to properly assist in the hospital-wide effort to provide optimal service to the Medical Staff and quality care to the patients.  The HIM Director also serves as the HIPAA Privacy Officer. Responsibilities are to monitor, report, and educate facility employees as well as respond appropriately to any reported HIPAA Privacy violations per facility guidelines.  The HIM Director also serves as the Compliance Officer.  Responsibilities include development, coordination, and maintaining the hospital wide Compliance Plan as well as coordinating internal compliance review and monitoring activities. Salary ranges from low $70,000’s – mid $90,000’s – commensurate with experience.
Position Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor Degree in the field of Health Information Management.
  2. Licenses/Certificates: Registered Health Information Administrator
  3. Must meet required continuing education hours for AHIMA and maintain accreditation status (RHIA or RHIT)
Essential Functions: For a list of essential functions, please refer to Orientation or Annual Department Competency
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. Must be able to pass the hospital’s drug screen and physical assessment.
  2. Must be able to utilize good judgement, demonstrate patience, and maintain a professional demeanor.
  3. May be required to sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time.
  4. Sight sufficient to read, Hearing in normal range for effective communication via telephone, department intercom and alarms.
  5. Manual and finger dexterity for operating computer keyboard and telephone.
  6. Must be able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, which may include stress and working irregular hours.

GPCH is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender
GPCH es un proveedor, empleador y prestador que ofrece igualda de oportunidades
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