Director of Health Information Management
Company: Yuma Regional Medical Center
Posted on: January 7, 2019
The Director of Health Information Management is accountable for the coordination of health information management functions across all entities of Yuma Regional Medical Center. Participates in strategic planning for the development, implementation and maintenance of health information in compliance with federal and state laws, and regulatory agencies. Monitors health information management technologies and establishes standards for coding, data quality and ethical practice. Serves as an internal resource on health information management including coding, release of information, confidentiality, information storage and retrieval, record retention, authorship and authentication of health record documentation, standardization of medical vocabularies, and use of classification systems. Oversees the development of health information management policies. Monitors productivity and implements generally accepted health information management best practices across all functions. Supports and facilitates clinical, administrative, and external data use functions. Monitors and reports key revenue cycle metrics critical to meeting organizational goals Monitors local, national, and international trends in healthcare delivery to include monitoring changes in legislation and accreditation standards that affect health information management.
The incumbent is primarily accountable for the planning, implementation and operation of the department in order to meet the needs of the organization. The Director will provide leadership and expertise in the management of the department. Accountable for human resource management, financial management, and quality management for department and programs within incumbent's responsibility in support of the mission, vision and strategic objectives of YRMC. Oversees the Coding, Release of Information, Transcription, Chart Operations, Data Integrity, and Suspension functions. Reports to: Administrative Director of Revenue Cycle. Maintains a collaborative relationship with the Chief Medical Officer, Medical Staff Services, Chief of Staff, and Vice President of Nursing. Posting Department Health Information Management Posting Department Description YRMC is a 406-bed, Medicare-certified acute care hospital staffed by skilled healthcare professionals who are committed to providing the highest level of patient-family focused care. In additional to serving the community's general medical and surgical needs, YRMC offers many specialized services, including:
Women and Children Services Center
Level 3 Neonatal ICU
Cancer Resource Center
Cardiopulmonary Care Unit
Outpatient Surgery Center
Diabetes Education Center
Wound Care Center
Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery Program
YRMC also serves as the base for the area's Emergency Medical System and operates one of the busiest Emergency Departments in the state.
The mission of Yuma Regional Medical Center is to improve the health and well-being of individuals, families, and the communities we serve through excellence, innovation, and prudent use of resources. Area of Interest Management Start Date Immediately Work Week Monday - Friday Daily Hours 8 Bi-Weekly Hours 80 External Education Education Required:
Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management or related field;
Certification through AHIMA as a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
Master's degree in Health Information Management
Certification through AHIMA as Registered Health Information Administration (RHIA) ICD-10 Certification External Experience Experience Required:
5 years leadership experience in Health Information Management including prior knowledge and background in Revenue Cycle Management and Compliance. Prior experience utilizing healthcare information technology, encoder applications, transcription platforms, speech recognition technology, coding skills and/or establishing internal auditing programs.
Experience in an organization utilizing Epic's Electronic Health Record, Dragon voice recognition, and Chartscript transcription system. Project management. Business process redesign utilizing lean Six Sigma approach. Demonstrated ability to develop effective collaborative relationships with the medical staff. Requires Call No Relocation Yes Job Status SALARY-FT
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