Health Information Management (HIM) Manager

Health Information Management (HIM) Manager

POSITION:  Health Information Management (HIM) Manager
DEPARTMENT:  Health Information Management (HIM)

JOB PURPOSE:  The Coding and Health Information Management Manager works collaboratively with NLH management, providers, staff, and patients to optimize the scanning, chart analysis, coding and charge capture processes. The manager will oversee the collection of patient information while supporting internal and external customers and working collaboratively across interdepartmental teams. This position ensures the efficient and effective daily operation of patient data, Worklists, and adequate staffing coverage of all areas of responsibility.  This position will use critical thinking and analytical skills to complete special projects. This position supports and maintains ongoing processes and procedures that allow for accurate, complete, and timely verification of patient information, as well as, organizational mission, vision, values and regulatory standards.  Supports, recognizes, and promotes teamwork within and across Coding and Health Information as well as with other departments.  Will directly manage, audit, and review activities of the coding, clerical, analysis and other personnel engaged in the clerical functions of the Department. Assists with third party payer denials.  Assists HIM Director in planning, coordinating, and overseeing the daily functions of the department.  This position is on site with the ability to occasionally work remotely with approval from the HIM Director.

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or a related area or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:   CCS or CCS-P Certification required.  RHIA or RHIT Certification preferred. 

EXPERIENCE:  Four (4) years of Revenue Cycle experience preferred.  Previous experience with outpatient and/or inpatient coding with assignment of ICD-10 CM codes and ICD/10PCS or CPT/HCPC codes.  Experience with EHR and software applications.  Prior experience in a leadership or lead role highly desirable.  Will consider four (4) or more years of experience in medical records.

SHIFT: 8:00AM – 4:30PM          STATUS: 40 HOURS 

RATE OF PAY: $27.71 – $43.50
Compensation for this position is based on individual skill set, experience and qualifications.

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Health Information Management Inpatient Coder

Description:  The purpose of this job is to code and abstract inpatient, observation and clinic records utilizing the proper assignment of ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 coding.  Monitors quality of documentation.

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a minimum of three (3) years experience, ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding in an acute care facility coding inpatient, ambulatory surgery or emergency room records if not RHIT, RHIA, CCS or other hospital coding credentialed.
  • Possess one (1) year experience in coding ER, inpatient or Day surgery records in an acute care facility if RHIT, RHIA, CCS or other hospital coding credentialed.
  • Possess successful completion of courses in Anatomy/Physiology, medical terminology and ICD-10 and CPT coding.
  • Prefer an Associate’s Degree in Health Information Technology; professional designation as a RHIT, RHIA or CCS.
  • Prefer three (3) years experience in ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding in an acute care facility if credentialed.
  • Prefer five (5) years experience in ICD-10 coding in an acute care facility if not credentialed.

Status:  Varied day shift hours (40 hours) – Hybrid Work Option Available.

Ward Clerk

Description:  The Ward Clerk performs defined clerical and receptionist functions on the nursing unit to provide an organized and efficient atmosphere in which to deliver patient care.

Requires: 

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Employee is trained and prepared to provide non-direct care for the age-specific group served on their assigned unit.
  • Preferred – Completed a medical terminology course.  Computer knowledge of Meditech system.  Previous experience as a Ward Clerk or Medical Office Coordinator or equivalent.
  • Possess previous experience in a health care setting.

  Status:   MED/SURG 3rd Floor Nursing Unit – 6:45am – 3:15pm (16 hours)

$15.40 per hour.  Experience differential after one year of service.  

Ward Clerk

Description:  The Ward Clerk performs defined clerical and receptionist functions on the nursing unit to provide an organized and efficient atmosphere in which to deliver patient care.

Requires: 

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.  Employee is trained and prepared to provide non-direct care for the age-specific group served on their assigned unit.
  • Preferred – Completed a medical terminology course.  Computer knowledge of Meditech system.  Previous experience as a Ward Clerk or Medical Office Coordinator or equivalent.
  • Possess previous experience in a health care setting.

  Status:   MED/SURG 3rd Floor  6:45am – 3:15pm (40 hours)

$15.40 per hour.  Experience differential after one year of service. 

Health Information Management Director

Description:   The purpose of this job is to supervise and coordinate the activities of personnel engaged in transcribing, analyzing, compiling, coding, indexing and filing permanent medical records of patients.  Review records for completeness, accuracy and conformance to standards.  Prepares periodic statistical reports and compilations of the hospital’s medical activities.  Responds to requests for recorded medical information.  Work closely with Medical Staff to ensure accurate and complete records.

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Information Management.
  • Possess two (2) years management experience in Medical Records/HIM.
  • Prefer five (5) years of technical and supervisory experience.
  • Possess a working knowledge of regulations relating to the maintenance of patient records, policies regarding physician interactions with Medical Records/HIM.

Status:  8:00am – 4:30pm (40 hours)