Director Health Information Management

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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~ 300-bed Georgia hospital is seeking a DHIM to oversee a staff of nearly 30 FTE's. Director will oversee Hospital Coding, CDI, and Medical Records. Transcription and Release of Information outsourced. While hospital currently uses McKesson HPF, it is expected hospital will soon implement a new EHR.

Responsible for successful maintenance of patient records and organizational and administrative operation of the Health Information Management Services Department. Oversight responsibility for operational aspects of department. Serves as resource for facility regarding medical record content and regulatory requirements. Assures availability of the medical records at all times.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan, organize, actuate and control the functions of the Health Information Management Department.
Assumes responsibility of custodian of records. Implement and maintain efficient storage and retrieval system.
Plan and institute most efficient and economical methods of record retention.
Actively participate on Medical Staff, Management, Professional and Special Committees at hospital, maintaining good rapport with Medical Staff and Ancillary Department Managers.
Direct basic personnel functions of the department.
Maintain current understanding of Joint Commission, Federal and State laws and trends in medical record practice.
Actively involved in HIPAA compliance within the facility.
Prepare department related monthly reports.